A single large format photograph of a group of postal workers thanking members of a knitting circle for their gift of a homemade cosy for their local post box. A gesture of solidarity to celebrate the hidden industry of those […]
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BA (Hons) Photography.
I’m exposing myself to find community in the journey… I feel like a slow starter, stumbling around in the dark working out what it means to call myself an artist &always questioning whether I ‘qualify’.
An artist practising again and finding it tough, hard and bloody exciting
My art work, reading, thinking and writing has wilted and is in desperate need of nurturing. This blog is hopefully going to be stage one in it’s blossoming…….
Invigilator is a series of public interventions. It's a collaborative project with Nikki Pugh and Kev Ryan. The latest piece is INVIGILATOR : DIGBETH – this intervention took place on the 29th of March. INVIGILATOR : DIGBETH is the 5th […]
It is what it says on the tin.
Recently my partner took me on a tour of the inside of a derelict mill on a site which we (Lancaster Co-Housing Company) have bought. I decided to make an installation based on the contrast between orderly systems and creative […]
Keeping things going post graduation in a place by the sea… follow the development of my work and ideas in the big wide world!
I am in the process of moving out of "The Shed", and moving into a proper rent paying (space) studio of my own. This is scary stuff, leaving behind my free shed, and forcing myself at a point of economic […]
What do Middleport, St. Radigans and probably Kemsley have in common? 1) They all got old range rovers resting on piles of bricks, fridges or broken plastic goal posts in the front gardens. 2) I am working or going to […]
After finally stepping on to the first rung of the 'artists ladder' by graduating, exhibiting work, having poetry published, and teaching. I was buzzing. Then unforseen events (including a RTA and having a baby) knocked me right off path. Now, […]
I shall be doing a residency at Château de Sacy in France for one month. This will culminate in an exhibition in September as well as an extended project in October. This is my first art residency yet i hope […]
After completing the BA (hons) Photography course. I am now in my first year of 2 on the MA Photography programme. Exciting times!
Our project ‘Red’ is a series of 3, one month residencies in 2 market towns and one city. We have been commissioned by ‘In Certain Places’ to work in the St John’s Centre, Preston, for the first month. This blog […]
26.9 – 4.10 09 Catalyst Arts presents FIX09, the 8th Belfast Biennale of live art. This year features music, singing, travelling cinemas, sea-searchers, drawing, westerns and much, much more. In addition to a panoply of performances and interventions, Fix09 also […]
10º is an international exchange project between Northeast England and the Rhône – Alpes in France . 4 designers from each region have linked-up in pairs to produce joint work that will be on display at the Sage Gateshead, 16-25 […]
This blog will document my reactions and processes as i travel to Finland for 2 weeks to participate in Riihimaki’s first Ars Hame (Art Week). The programme is focused on the changing image of a town and i will be […]
I am going to be one of three performance artists in residence at South Hill Park, Bracknell from September 21st to October 17th. I will not find out my personal Rules and Regulations until the first day and then making […]
The course is a 2 year Masters degree in Fine art sculpture. The university itself is based in New York State and is about 5 hours from the city itself. It is actually only an hour or two from both […]
To co-incide with ArtsFest held in Birminham this September – a group exhibition featuring Birmingham and Bordeaux artists will exhibit at the Works Gallery. The show hopes to foster greater collaboration between the artists working in these cities. The featured […]
Last week I returned to uni to do a Masters in Fine Art with Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. I’ve decided to keep a blog to record my successes, failures, high points and breakdowns as hopefully it should be […]
I've decided to continue with my blogging activities on a-n. I want to continue building on the progress made last year and keep the momentum up. Blogging it seems to help me question and evaluate each new experience.
‘We drove down to the coast today. Mrs d’Alaska’s mum said we should boil the water before we went swimming.’ Colin d’Alaska, his family and friends, are a (kind of) living artwork, allowing me to investigate new methods of communicating […]
Walking Home formed the basis for my final major project for my MA. It worked over many ideas that I had developed during my degree – ideas around walking, performance, writing, and the performative installation. Walking Home was a simple […]