Artist Bursary 2018 - a-n The Artists Information Company

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A Lot to Learn

My first visits to to see Juliet Bailey, Franki Brewer and the team at Dash & Miller and the Bristol Weaving Mill have been an eye opener. I have drifted around watching the women work on different projects simultaneously, juggling […]

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Coastal waters

We meet up with three different people who have long-term knowledge of the coastal waters at Montauk Point to ask about change in the area. First we meet with Professor Arthur (Artie) Kopelman. He teaches sustainability at The Fashion Institute of […]

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Footage and editing

My project included a short course in editing which I undertook at UAL. I’ve been recording videos, mainly on my iPhone for a few years, and I felt it was time to learn a new skill to evolve my work through experimenting with […]

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A post-project digest.

The project finished mid-September, however, I wanted to give the research a bit of time to sit and simmer, before I wrote my final post. I also wanted to set up a blog for the future research, found here. This […]

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Working with moving image

Started my project with looking back footages I took as well as researching what other artists have made in the medium of film. I came across Allora & Calzadilla’s work at their exhibition ‘Foreign in a Domestic Sense’ at Lisson […]

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Unctuous

“Argillaceous Marl contains from 68 to 80 per cwt. of clay, and consequently from 32 to 20 per cent. of aerated calx. Its colour is grey or brown, or reddish brown, or yellowish or bluish grey. It feels more unctuous than the […]

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Developing skills in Max MSP

Background As an artist having used glass as a main material for about 10 years, I’ve been collaborating extensively with a digital artist for the past three years. Those projects re-ignited my interest in programming and introduced me to the […]

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Rowan Lear, Untitled from 'Light is a Body' series, 2018
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Marl: a glossary of the ungovernable

Words and images from the development of an artist book, supported by an a-n Artist Bursary. An ongoing project concerned with mineral extraction, accelerated agriculture and sensation in scientific processes.

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Ambrotypes

It’s been a while since my last blog post. But it’s been a VERY productive while. I’ve learnt loads since then. I can now say that I’m pretty confident at the wet plate collodion process. As well as creating many […]

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Introduction

My interest in exposing the invisible structures of objects results in works that show an everyday object in a less familiar way. As I illuminate an object with light a visual change occurs which either makes the physical properties of the object appear as a different medium […]

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Mundane 02 RitaParniczky 2017
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Structure in move

I observe light and structure, and the relationship between the two. In sculpture, photography and installation I explore the way the sun and artificial light transform an object in a visual way, exposing structural details of everyday objects and materials. Working […]

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Top Tips

This is a list of small changes I did while I was researching this process and that had a big impact on my research. Cut the leaf from the plant only when you are about to expose it to sunlight. This is […]

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3. Performance Documents

A big part of assembling the archive was debating what or was not performance, and what or was not a performance document. I am conscious of how much I think about performance art beyond the confines of the live event; or […]

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Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

I managed to catch the incredible exhibition ‘Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980’ at Moma. The exhibition is thorough, very engaging and well overdue. ‘The architecture that emerged—from International Style skyscrapers to Brutalist “social condensers”—is a manifestation of […]

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2. Styles of Organisation

Over the last three months, things have been tricky. CCA Glasgow, where I have been based since May, has been closed due to the fire at the Glasgow School of Art. Being a fly-on-the-wall observer hassn’t been quite as effective when […]

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Public Workshop: The Big Data Cut Up

The work developed at my residency at the Fabrication Lab at Westminster University with the support of the A-N artist development bursary, went into my workshop The Big Data Cut-Up at the annual Fabfest “Digital City” festival at the P3 […]

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Assembling modular sculptures

Following from my last post, in which I talked about turning a 2D drawing into a 3D model, and back into a 2 plan for the laser cutter to work on, the next step is assembling the models. After a […]

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From drawing to modular sculpture

Creating digitally fabricated objects from everyday body movement includes modelling such actions in a 3D environment.  To create a basic shape, I first traced my footsteps around the kitchen space while making porridge. I could also have traced my hands, […]

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Week 2 – Warsaw Underground

I arrived in Warsaw, coming directly from Kielce. There, I was to be host by Gwido Zlatkes, a poet, librarian and Polish-English translator, Gwido was active, writing during the times of censorship. He is auther of Duplicator Underground, – an […]

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World of Thrift Stores

I paid a visit to Madison Bouckville Antique Week. It’s the biggest vintage fair you will see without a doubt. It cannot be covered in a day and people tend to return on more than one of the days during […]

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Week One, Arrivals and finding my feet.

After arriving in Poland I quickly made my way to Krakow, probably the most well-visited cities. Being mid-August it was packed, so I directly made my way to the International Print Triennial. Honestly, it was pretty impossible to find and […]

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Tipoteca Italiana

5th July 2018 My final visit was to Tipoteca Italiana in the town of Cornuda, Treviso province. A legendary museum amongst the typography, print and design communities, the collection and archive was established by the Grafiche Antiga print company. Realising that […]

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