Thanks to the expert knowledge of Uthra Rajgopal, Assistant Curator in Textiles and Wallpaper at the Whitworth Art Gallery, I was told about 1930’s fashion magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, and how they often featured cruise liner wear […]
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We’ve come to the end of our time in Suffolk County and Felicity and I reflect on our project Change, Chance and Circumstance: Field Notes. What started out as a conversation on Aldeburgh Beach last summer and an exchange of […]
Straight after the Empire State, I had a full on day visiting 1930s skyscrapers in downtown Manhattan. Next up was the New Yorker Hotel, which fitted as did many in this wedding cake tiered style of design, with larger building […]
Felicity and I want to keep this project fairly open at the moment so that we can respond to both the coastal sites in Suffolk UK and USA and see what material emerges. It is helpful to be working collaboratively […]
A research collaboration with New York-based artist Felicity Faulkner examining coastal and environmental change around Orford Ness, Suffolk, UK and Montauk Point, Suffolk County, USA. My travel to the USA is supported by a-n Artist Bursary.
Announcing the recipients of this year’s a-n Artist Bursaries which offer awards of £500-£1,000 to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake a self-directed professional development project.
Ahead of the deadline on 12 February for a-n members to apply for the 2018 Artist Bursaries, Richard Taylor takes a look at how six members used their 2017 Travel bursaries for research and artistic activity.
A team of artists, including six from Teesside, is visiting the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident which happened nearly 30 years ago. The impact of the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in […]
i was on the telegraph website, clicking through some of the art articles when I came across this artist Alex Queral. the work is made by drawing a portrait over the pages of a phone book. He then starts to […]
I often use Pinterest as a source for inspiration, whether it’s images of natural forms to inspire new hybrids for my Alien Botany series, or artists work that I like or ideas I think are worth examining. I came across […]
A few weeks past, I traveled over to Fleetwood to find the Fleetwood Radar Station, built in 1961-2, which is now a listed building. It was my first time to Fleetwood, at the top of the peninsula, and was very […]
I have been reflecting on my ideas for my ‘Alien Botany’ project that I will start developing during my residency, although I have already started work on it in anticipation of when it begins in August (I want to start […]
While my residency does not begin for another month or so, I have been gathering more research, ideas and inspiration on the meantime. Although I was aware of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, I have only recently revisited it as a […]
I have recently started to revisit my most current research conducted during the last semester of my degree, trying to pick out the most relevant and interesting pieces to continue to base my current enquiries upon. I am surprised at […]