Cathy Wade, July 2018.
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It is the end of the third week and some archaeologists are leaving, which means making sure I draw and interview people before they go. Drawing portraits is a perfect way to have a sound recorder running to hear my sitter’s stories and views on the […]
Venue:MAC (Midland Arts Centre)
From:July 21, 2018
To:September 09, 2018
Time has flown by and I have had a thought provoking and sometimes challenging time at Airspace in Stoke on Trent. I am grateful that I have been able to learn more and more each passing day as well as […]
I have been helping build and paint the new Airspace Brownfield Research Centre at Airspace Gallery Stoke on Trent. It has been interesting and challenging at the same time. I have a reasonable amount of knowledge in building and fabrication […]
The idea to have a soup kitchen is not new. Airspace Gallery in Stoke on Trent has been running them for six years. A gathering of artists sit around a square table (the search/action for an egalitarian way of working). […]
A pen and some paper.
This is day 200 of my 2018 drawing a day – a visual diary.
Venue:The Muse Gallery
From:July 27, 2018
To:July 29, 2018
Making images from collecting pigments, beeswax and having made charcoal I embarked on these paintings. I had to purchase the blue in a tube, other hues are fabricated by myself. I found this challenging and interesting at the same time. […]
Journeying and progressing
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Bolton, Chester, Liverpool, London and Nottingham.
acoustically a sine wave produces a very lovely tone – balanced and even and i think that’s been the week i’ve had. it began with a good feeling and is ending with another good feeling. i’ve […]
On some encounters with defamatory portraiture and miraculous microclimates.
An account of ‘Sitting on a Man’s Head’ (2018), a collaboration between Okwui Okpokwasili, Peter Born and a number of Berlin-based artists at the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, 2018
i’ve visited the silk mill site this week – at the invitation of the museum trust’s site manager. we spent an hour walking round. here are a few of my highlights from the visit. a leftover question […]
Paola, Italy (15:23, 19th June) A 9 hour intercity train trip from Palermo to Naples is delayed. The train had skirted the coastline for most of the journey, making the crossing between Sicily and mainland Italy by driving directly onto a ferry. Once […]
On arriving in Falcone-Borsellino airport, the Italian border officer did not look up when I passed him my passport. Behind the glass booth I could see that he along with a second colleague were fixed to a phone streaming a football […]
It’s only early June but the southern Italian heat is already powerful and oppressive. I slowly move from one abandoned building… to a church… to a garden, welcoming each venue an opportunity to retreat from the midday sun. As a […]
During my visit to Manifesta preview I concentrated on looking into the work undertaken by the Manifesta education department. I often work on participatory projects with outreach, learning and education departments of museums, art organisations and galleries in the UK […]
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Turkish artist and journalist Zehra Doğan smuggles thank you note to Banksy from prison.
The ‘nomadic’ is a problematic term in the arts. It conjures the romantic view of an artist as someone unfixed to geographical (or seemingly financial) restraints, able to hot-foot around the globe seeking inspiration in that which is foreign and […]
I am currently transforming my studio – I’ve moved and painted the exterior blue, the interior has now been insulated, I’ve painted it white and building shelves and worktops. It is an equally big transformation for me psychologically as I […]
Snaps, words and thoughts processing a visit to Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, supported by an a-n bursary.
Balance work and external commitments with a MA at the University of Plymouth. 3 Year Part-Time Course for 2018 entry.
Now in its 20th year, The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is at a cross roads as it once again enters into a dialogue with the city. Curated by Gabi Ngcobo, with a curatorial team made up of Nomaduma Rosa […]