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a blog for 2018 to record my thoughts and reflections in my continued enquiry into potential.

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October – November

This is a very long overdue blog post documenting and reflecting on some of what I got up to throughout October and November during my residency – a busy couple of months! 13-15th Oct: I created this for the Last Bus […]

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Editing and Developing Film

After looking through artists work with similar themes to mine and feedback from peers I began editing and really looking into my film as a whole and how it was fitting together. As a result of this there was many […]

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Bill Viola

An artist in particular that has really influenced my work is Bill Viola. His work conveys movements and story lines in a subtle yet powerful way. The work that he creates when displaying has a strong essence of life and […]

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Film Work

when creating my film work I really wanted to focus on what I wanted to convey when creating the work. through filming and displaying the work it became clear that my theme could no longer be categorized as just movement, […]

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Gary Hill

Gary Hill is one of the artists i have been looking into that creates film work and projects the works in non-conventional ways. Hills work has inspired my own developments in terms of the way he displays his footage in […]

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Shared Studio space available

Shared Studio space available in Dalston on Ridley Road with 2 artists. Quiet rare for everyone to be in the space all at once, which means you can have plenty of time alone to work. Communal space, Plenty of storage […]

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Drypoint plate of cracked postcard

I was looking through a collection of ephemera passed through my family from my father’s side.  I came across this postcard depicting the Motor Transport Service Corps, outside Earl’s Terrace, London in 1917.  My great great grandfather, Staff Sergeant George […]

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Research: Louise Borgeois Album, 1994

I have come across the autobiographical work of Louise Bourgeois but I am particularly interested in her hardbound book Album 1994.  The book includes 68 black and white photographs, illustrating Louise Bourgeois’ life, with 48 reflective comments printed onto translucent […]

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Artist Studio Visits

We visited Butley Mills Studios, Asylum Studios and Old Jet Studios  This allowed us to have an insight into the diverse works and processes used by Suffolk artists working closely together in shared studios. One of the highlights from the Butley […]

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Rachel Whiteread Tate Britain Exhibition Visit

On 23rd September 2017 I visited the Tate Britain to see an exhibition of Rachel Whiteread’s work.  I have been interested in the processes behind the making of her works, particularly the way in which ordinary objects are cast and […]

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Palimpsests

I have been thinking about the idea of palimpsests, with visible traces of earlier writing and layers scratched into the surface of a wax tablet. I find it interesting to think about the traces of history left visible on the […]

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Waterside Open

The Waterside Open returns for the sixth time. This national exhibiting opportunity will showcase a wide range of high quality and contemporary art, craft and design from established and emerging artists, designers and makers from the North West and across the UK.

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Third year with a new idea

After a wonderful five month long summer, it is finally time to crack down and concentrate on my third/final year of University! During the majority of my summer break I have been thinking long and hard about ideas for what […]

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THE DESERT – and a call to home

Finally after a calling, which for the past 4 years have made itself particularly heard, I made it to the desert only to find that it is a lifelong journey as opposed to a short visit. For this first visit, […]

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re…….

re emerging from a long period of illness.
re evaluating my art practice.

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It is done

It is done. It is over. The daughter is safely delivered to Edinburgh and I am back at home. I am exhausted. I have cried and cried and cried. Why? My clever wonderful child has gone onto the next stage […]

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Artist crit group

Hi All I am trying to start an artist crit group in Northwest Cumbria. I am looking for people who are open minded and generally postive, and would like to discuss their own and other peoples work. I am looking […]

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Stiwdio Maelor residency progress

This last week at Stiwdio Maelor will from a basis of collecting further surface castings in Corris; these will form a series of development and research for a new body of work. Since beginning this residency my work has developed […]

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A thirsty fish.

It started with the Dutch national ballet´s retelling of Hata Mari´s life on the tiny screens that adorned the back of each seat on the KL433 flight to Tehran. On this full flight my eyes were fixed on the screen. […]

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