My practice responds to sites, spaces and memory in visual and live works, often using the voice or music as well as objects and the body.
Coastal walks remembered in this new painting entitled Black Sea.
The Thought for Food a-n professional development bursary was in part allocated to curatorial feedback and with a growing body of work, the time is now right to gain some feedback. For me, this is a vital part of the process, I […]
The third Thought for Food evening is planned, this time centred on the topic of Boundaries. Not face to face, but a virtual meeting, eating and sharing experience. A Thought for Food pack will be sent out to guests containing […]
Something has been amiss in this blog about Thought for Food. Of course there is the rather random order of the posts due to circumstances outside my control and rightly the blog posts have focussed on the intense and fascinating […]
A studio visit with curator Helen Nisbet (currently curatorial fellow at Cubitt Gallery London) included discussion around mapping spaces, particularly the presentation and re-presentation of place in paint. I have been deeply involved in a commission to make work in […]
During the course of Thought for Food, I’ve been thinking about how we map ourselves and how we are mapped into the world. Pondering the connections and links that we make and establish, allowing feeling of steadiness, and stasis. Creating […]
The second Thought for Food evening took place in Suffolk, where Hayley Lock, Karen Densham, Eileen Haring Woods, Helen Rousseau, Buzz Mitchell and Caroline Wright engaged in a discussion around Mapping. Locating the rural venue on a dark evening perfectly […]
The second Thought for Food event will finally take place on 9th November 2017 , after a hiatus resulting in a long pause in the project. The subject on this occasion will be mapping. Guests are currently being invited and […]
In the meantime… The studio work continues, drawings of objects made into assemblies, bringing together unusual bedfellows. Some of these had a public showing at the Blackwater Polytechnic Open Studios recently in the magnificent home of Ben Coode-Adams and Freddie Robins. […]
I have been back from Inishlacken for some weeks and am still reflecting on the experience. The work I made on there was not as successful as I had hoped it would be – but then what is success? Is […]
Day two on Inishlacken and the weather ensured a later start as we all woke to mist and fog and a dampness in the air. Once on the island however, everybody started work in earnest – the painters painted and […]
Since the last post the piece at The Junction has been staged. I think it went ok – difficult to say especially since I was not in the theatre but controlling the performance from offstage. Safe to say that the […]