Misbehaving Bodies Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery at the Wellcome Trust I first became aware of Jo Spence’s work when a first year student in Nottingham. Having left London due to a chronic pain condition or two, I had […]
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My lens-based artist practice had led me to discover a new way of merging video with reality. I wanted to find out what I could do with this this new invention and learn the digital skills I needed to make work with it.
A call for an artist on the board of every arts organisation.
About being a disabled artist late in life
‘Deposition’ – stitched work. Here is a couple of partially completed work and the final image.
A journey into Englishness, from the Thames to the Lakes, industrial heartlands to chalk downs. Following tides and twittens, writing 100 poems along the way.
out and about with the Fruit Factory Network based at Humber Street Gallery; encountering, reflecting, acting…
A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.
Those with a history of contact with mental health services have sought representation, support and advocacy for centuries. Service user advocacy groups are varied in nature: from grassroots to national, informal to Miss Havisham’s wedding dress made by me in 2012 now on show
“MY WORKING WILL BE THE WORK” (Mierle Laderman Ukeles, “Manifesto for Maintenance Art”) Well, I’m up for it, for showing the work. For laying bare the work of life’s upkeep. Let’s talk about how we get to do what we […]
This blog will be an anchor point/place for me to discuss and reflect on discoveries I make and new experiences I encounter for the duration of a Fellowship with Random String.
(Photo credit: Julia Bauer)
Everyday I visit a field behind my house. It sounds pretty dull I know. I began my encounter with this field in pretty much the expected manner, trudging along it, ticking off the daily task of walking the dog. It’s just a field but I’m sort of getting obsessed.
I am discovering, meeting, and interviewing artists and write about it about four times a year.
walking, text, images
A monthly update of goings on from around the foundry in deepest darkest Dorset!
A peer-led artist development programme working with an art-technologist — consisting of mentoring and training in the use of wearables to create immersive artworks.
Discussing the experience of creating a car-based mobile artwork, ‘I’m Westward Ho!’
Recipient of a-n Mentoring Bursary 2018
A collaborative project with Greg Stobbs
Last night, in the bar of a Premier Inn, in Devon, talking to two friends, I tried to understand why it bothers me so much that people ask me why I do not want to have children. I am 38, […]
A reflection on beginning to identify as an artist, and how I’m going to tell my parents.
Art exhibition about the decline of industry
This blog will follow some thoughts, conversations and experiments between performance and video
Starting out on my bursary journey
Returning to work full time as an artist after 17 years out of the ‘scene’… this mid fifties man’s weekly thoughts and experiences of how tough it is to get ‘back in’