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fond farewell to jimmy

nearing the completion of both the work in the museum and the non linear project, i’m sitting with an emerging sense of capturing the last throws of the building / recant phase – ahead of the opening.  when i say […]

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countdown day

happy countdown day everyone.  what are you counting down to ? the view out the window today is with cloud and an overall grey palette.  warmer brighter days are on their way. work on the museum of making commission has […]

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68 days

the process of reflection sometimes leads me into the realms of personal history. this weekend i’ve been spending a lot of time in my head as i process the week and the submitting of the dycp application. on thursday i […]

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making plans

so it’s now february and the internals of the museum have taken shape and the recant of the collections is well underway.  the non linear work now has a presence on site with the installation of the hardware.     […]

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Professional Practice 2

Professional practice 2 module blog. This blog will be reviewing other artists’ blogs, social media, websites and other platforms. This will help me develop my own practice and gain an understanding of what works for me as a practitioner.

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the annual blog

today i’ve added the post to my annual blog.   it asks my future self many questions.   i reflect it shows where i am, the impact of the pandemic and what’s on my mind too.  i reflect i have some visioning […]

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Islam Zaher: Passive Constructions

Islam Zaher is a painter whose work strongly references sculpture. The paintings in the show Passive Constructions are not pictures ‘of’ sculptures, but they reference sculptural forms and the materiality of objects in space

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snowy saturday

hello hello.  feels good today as i’ve reached out to a local project to get involved.  i’ve been brave and spoken about my evolving practice – i’m currently investigating if indeed i practice in a transdisciplinary way.  i’ve linked this […]

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more notes for the bio and statement

its saturday morning, bright sulight streams through the dining room window.  in the distance i can see trees and willow proudly motionless in the sun.  i glance at the lit stove, it’s light sending heat into the living room.  my […]

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winter birds

The tin-can clink of blackbirds’ calls punctuate the quiet of dusk. Plumes of crows boiled up into the sky this afternoon, sharp, black, paper-cut silhouettes, scattered over a blinding white sky. Everything looks drained of colour, bleached out, as if […]

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notes for updating my bio and statement

in amongst all that’s currently going on,  i’m sitting with a feeling of needing to update how i think and communicate about my practice.  looking at my a-n  bio it feels a little outdated now. writing about myself doesn’t come […]

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and we’re off

so here we are, 2021.  the blog theme for the year is around how i’m going to hold my nerve as we exit the pandemic.  in the weeks running up to 2021 beginning, the whole pandemic affecting me and my […]

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site offices

in december the large array of site offices were removed – i was there to capture the process for the project and to have a look inside the museum.  the heating was on !! i’m looking forward to returning to […]

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finding ten pence

the view from the dining room table today is one of calm trees and clear blue sky, the frost on the roofs slowly disappearing from view as the sun slowly transits out of sight.  my view is accompanied by the […]

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honestly

  this is oliver.  over lockdown i’ve photographed him so i have images to send to a friend via whatsapp.  the images act as a catalyst to get in touch.   this is graham.  since march lockdown he’s streamed a […]

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update december 2020

in the original plan, december 2020 was to have been the first open festive period for the museum of making.   following the impact of the covid-19 pandemic this year, we’re a little behind where we thought we would be and […]

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when all my thoughts

when all my thoughts combine to create no way forward i know it’s time to curl up on the sofa for a few hours and hide under a blanket. now having done that i can continue to try to reflect […]

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