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In search of the unreal

In search of the unreal n.02, Digital film, 6 minutes 20 seconds long It’s strange; although I made this film it feels somewhat mysterious and unfathomable. It grabs my full attention each time I see it. Just for a short […]

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In search of the unreal n.02

Well, a wonderful opportunity landed in my lap – an invite to produce a film for the Whitstable Biennale Fringe! The downside: make a new film connected to Whitstable in a few weeks when the last one took me about […]

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Unreality n.01

It’s been ages since my last post but, in my defence, the time has been well spent. The collage I’ve talked about in the last few posts is deceptively simple but was tricky to resolve. In the end, what worked […]

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Play; persist; make…

Making new work is never easy. Fight the desire to abandon it as a failure. Instead, empty my mind of fixed expectations and play freely with form and materials. Hold my nerve. Persist until something happens. Pin the results on […]

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Experiments in collage

In my new filmic collage the one piece of footage exciting me most shows shots of London through a passing train; flickering images, inside then out, a strobing billboard, flashes of colour, light and shade. It creates its own inherent […]

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The excitement in my film…

In terms of my new film, the single piece of the footage that excites me most is about shots of London glimpsed through a passing train. It creates flickering images – inside then out – a strobing billboard and flashes […]

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Disruption, subversion & control

How does the new film I’ve just finished connect to my other work of collaged women’s faces? Both are about fracture and disruption – shaking things up to allow space for a hint of the ‘Other’ to seep through – […]

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Finishing the film & honest writing

My new film is finally finished! An opportunity swiftly followed that would allow the work to be developed further so I spent most of last week working on the application. The first thing to tackle was the context – what […]

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The tiniest moment can spark a solution…

I’ve been trying to make a revised version of my film since the New Year using new footage shot, but with no success. On the point of abandoning the project as a lost cause, three ideas suddenly free things up. […]

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Project survey

I successfully applied new tactics yesterday to my train journey project, surveying the left hand side of the journey from Marden to London. Filming the other half of the trip was impossible as one journey pretty much exhausted the camera […]

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Without You I Would Not Exist – The film stills

Over the Summer Barcelona in a Bag https://www.facebook.com/BarcelonaInABag?ref=hl went into partnership with artist and film maker Jonathan Moss http://www.jonathan-moss.com to make a film called Without You I Would Not Exist. The film centred on the story of my father’s rescue […]

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