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Exhibiting Botanical Essences

This July arts initiative Fronteer – which I co-founded and co-run with artist Sharon Mossbeck –  are staging an exhibition at Exchange Place Studios, Sheffield. The exhibition is entitled Botanicals and features art pertaining to the theme of botanics, all […]

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Postcards

I have a collection of postcards built up over many years, of pictures which interest me. So I sort through them and pick out ones that seem connected to the embryonic ideas floating around my mind. Then I look at […]

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So ‘What’s next?’ is I wait a little

I also spend time thinking about how to break them up. Grinding up ceramic had seemed a relatively simple proposition. Breaking up pieces of metal presents more of a challenge to someone with a primary practice of performance and photography.

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What next?

So here are my artefacts, from which I have committed to make a new piece of work, by breaking them up to use as raw material. I read the letter to the artists that came with them and am a […]

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What’s inside?

So I open my parcel, in some trepidation. I am very excited. It’s come all that way! What’s it going to be? It’s Priority Mail, very well wrapped and I can’t get in. There’s a letter to the artist, which […]

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Ineligible

Making a piece of work for art/archaeology

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The Society for Life After Soil 

In the wake of climate change may we utilise perfumery as a means of preserving vulnerable botanical specimens, subverting our expectations of perfumery and re-positioning it as a tool for preservation in the process? That’s what my latest range of […]

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Drip, drip, drip in fluctuation grey

Images by Ligia the Ritherdon Marketing overlord.   Friday is usually a half day at Ritherdon, so Matt and I put our surprisingly refined ‘unorthodox’ approach to powder coating to the test last Friday on 5 large panels destined for […]

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In context Gran Fury exhibition review

Gran Fury Read My Lips – In context now Auto Italia 2nd of October – 2nd December 2018 Wow finally a show marking the historical and political context of the AIDS crisis in the 80’s and 90’s. For the first […]

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Seaworthy Vessel

This blog charts the progress of my project ‘Seaworthy Vessel’, an ongoing participatory project that uses the concept of seaworthiness in ships as a metaphor for emotional resilience in the face of physical trauma in people.

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Take me to the moon

Take me to the moon I recently went on a day trip to Margate specifically to go and see before it finished the Katie Paterson and JMW Turner ‘A place that exists only in moonlight’ exhibition at the Turner Contemporary. […]

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Caryl Beach

It’s all about my art practice.

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End of may

Almost a monthly post. Busy responding to a call from Dragons Den. Thought this may be the best route to get the message to most public that YOU CAN DO WHAT YOU WANT AS LONG AS IT IS ECO AND […]

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