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Montreal: To find the sixth Artist for Cicatrix

The a-n Travel Bursary has provided the vital opportunity to find the sixth and final artist for the visual art project “Cicatrix..the scar of a healed wound”. A WW1 centenary project that runs from 2014 till 2018.

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Yardsticks

Artist with a participatory, enquiry-led practice seeks an alternative to the “more people == more better” metric for measuring success.

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Collaborating, nourishing and distilling

My meeting with artist and musician Rebecca Lee happened quite by chance, but turned out to be a really fortuitous encounter. We introduced ourselves at a special moving image event (Film Free and Easy) at Primary (the studio space where […]

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Utopia tableware

Its been a week since I visited St Austell and I’m still sifting through all the information that I gathered there, books, films, images. On my last day after breakfast I noticed the stamp on the bottom of my plate – […]

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Catching up with the hidden part!

Since my last post, virtually all my time has been taken up with the Artist as Mother as Artist project. This was a jointly curated exhibition (and accompanying events) with Sam Rose, and we were over the moon to receive […]

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round and round we go

I’ve been speaking to so many people I decide to use my last day to walk around the clay trail again, there are a few offshoots from the path that I’m told can get me in closer. I need this […]

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Archives & Pits

The Ceramic History Society archives are not quite where you would expect them, in a building shared by Imerys (the company that currently operates the working mines) staff gym on the site of a disused pit. There are rooms upon […]

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Wheal Martyn

I took the trail from Eden around Carclaze and over to Wheal Martyn, this trail skirts round three pits Carclaze, Baal and the mica dams. The ‘sky’ tip sits above Carclaze and can be seen from Baal and Mica – […]

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Sky Tip

‘Sky-tip’ my first sighting of the mines, rising up beyond the horizon. It emerges from the ground as a pyramid, one of many that once gave the name of the ‘Cornish alps’ to St Austell. Following the clay trail from […]

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Fortune Tellers

Documenting the making of ‘Fortune Tellers’, a data driven interactive sound sculpture created for the MoCA Shanghai Pavilion – Courtesy of the AN Travel Bursary for extraordinary and inspirational research

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Think, Question, Print

A blog documenting the progress of my project funded by an A-N Professional Development Bursary.

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White Rock

Research trip to the Wheal Martyn Museum & the white alps of St Austell, 2016.

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Movement & Gestures at SGCI, Portland

During the first day of scheduled ‘Projects and Demonstrations’ at SGCI, myself and artist Sarah Jane Lawton, based at East London Printmakers, presented our collaborative print project ‘Movement & Gestures’. Our printmaking intervention presented an opportunity for participants to make […]

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Fotofest and me

In 2016 I was awarded an AN Travel Bursary to go to Fotofest: one of the oldest Photography Biennials in the world. The outcome was new friendships, new contacts and a whole new comprehension about the inner workings of the museum world.

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Professional Development Bursary Blog

  I am so grateful for a-n for awarding me the a-n professional development bursary. This is a great help towards taking my practice to the next stage. My practice explores the in between areas of fact and imaginary, still […]

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SGCI Printmaking Conference Highlights

During the SGCI conference, some exceptional printmaking was exhibited in spaces and galleries around Portland.  A personal highlight for me was seeing the outstanding experimental letterpress work of John Risseeuw, who received this years’ SGCI Printmaker Emeritus Award. His work, […]

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