lately there has been something that i have experienced that has left me unhappy, demotivated and disappointed. finding a way through this unhappy phase came in an unexpected way this morning – poetry. composing it out loud in the kitchen […]
artist - a-n The Artists Information Company
In search of a European or Scandinavian artist interested in a paid studio exchange project, aiming to take place later in the year.
once a month i circle up with other men. the circle is a supportive place to speak, share and listen. what happens in the circle is kept in the circle, however i can speak of my experience. i experienced language […]
the kettle is on in the kitchen while i day dream out the living room window. the lads from next door are leaning against their fence, billows of smoke surround them from their vaping. i leave the writing for a […]
after my clearing post yesterday we headed out into the bright warm day and south to alnwick. now famous for the home of hogwarts, our destination was another famous place – barter books. having written up how i […]
Despite being on holiday I find myself needing to come to this place and reflect upon my attempts to play this week. We’re in northumberland staying in a remote location where the wifi is intermittent. I’ve brought the 360 camera […]
Venue:Hanover Project BUILDING , UCLAN CAMPUS, PRESTON PR1 7AD
From:April 23, 2019
To:April 24, 2019
Location:North West England
in the life of this commission there are going to be some days where a special one off event takes place. this week saw the first of these – a crane on site to lift steelwork into the second floor. […]
Craig is one of the two people behind dizzy ink, probably the most prolific artistic enterprise in Nottingham at the moment. Dizzy ink is a printing and printmaking service. What sets them apart is the use of risographs. A risograph […]
end of march, i’ve eaten and it’s still light, time to write a post i thought as i walked into the kitchen with my dinner plate. with the lighter nights comes a happier andrew. for the rememberable past i have […]
The third component of my skills development project was to talk to someone who could help me move my making processes forwards and help me think through what the direction of this could be. For a number of years I […]
the collections are central to the museum of making. they act as an inspiration for making today and for makers of the future. with the building being refurbished all the objects are being stored offsite. today i’ve visited one of […]
arriving home tonight i can still feel the excitement at being on site at the museum of making for the first time. that is – the first time at the museum during the refurbishment work. after receiving my site induction […]
there’s a lovely feeling about getting to the point on a friday afternoon when i realise i have the head space and photos to put together a post about my week. after the weekend of discomfort – my week has […]
Exhibition at 16 College Street, Swansea, Wales.
In an effort to begin understanding the internal workings and overlapping operations of each department, I will be spending a bit of time shadowing staff throughout the Ritherdon factory. First on the agenda is the ‘Paint shop’, which predominantly […]
in my inexperience with social media i’ve arrived at an etiquette stanch to do with following up posts in which i have expressed something in such a way that might make the reader uncomfortable. i think i’m talking about restoring […]
in this post i aim to reflect as well as off load. i need to off load the feelings generated while working within a project. the details of this project are irrelevent as it’s not about the project – it’s […]
i’m awash with excitement – a top feeling – energising – almost bursting. how can this be followed i think? like a surfer standing up i am in that moment and i feel invincible. it’s friday 10:15am. i pause […]
letter to rob 2.3.19 dear rob i’ve thought of you this evening after watching a couple of programmes about electronic music being made through the 1970s and 80’s. now i’m sitting writing to you i’m not too […]
v I have Returned to Ritherdon! All the catching up, calendar sharing and phase one sounding out is now complete! Here are a few initial points of focus: Lean Manufacturing Philosopy- what is it and how is it put into […]
Is the volume of political art in the welsh valleys being turned up?
Location: Glasgow Women’s Library Last night I was looking for a Robert Macfarlane book on my bookshelf (given to me by none other than my partner in crime B Jorgensen) which I knew was about walking. On the very first page, […]
touching the world through walking while seated, moving, in silence or not.
An artist residency at manufacturer Ritherdon & Co Ltd, taking place between Feb 2019 – Aug 2020. A development from an Art in Manufacturing 2 residency for the National Festival of Making 2018. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.