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Garments are People

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here As my Mum would have said, “There’s no side to Sonia Boué” This is very true. Sonia is easy company. Words are thoughtful, carefully used. Sometimes slow and deliberate and serious, sometimes fast and animated […]

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Suffering for my Art – again

 AUDIOBLOG – Please click here A couple of years ago I nearly killed myself having allergic reaction to the wool fibres of the ww2 army greatcoat I was cleaning up ready to work on for “Colonize”. I dived in, brushing […]

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Week 116: 1st – 7th Dec 2014

My discussions around anthropological perspectives on art have led me to reconsider the relationship between art and authenticity. This was also the subject of a recent Leeds Humanities Research Institute seminar. The seminar series, entitled ‘Experimental Philosophical Aesthetics’, was organised […]

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Week 92: 16th – 22nd June

Framing art practice within an anthropological perspective is related to ideas about the ways in which cultural context contributes to art practice and creativity. Such ideas show how patterns of thought can re-emerge in societies, through the gradual “restructuring of […]

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Week 90: 2nd – 8th June

After hearing artist Dr Nicky Bird speak about her work Question for Seller at the Leeds Artist Book Fair in March, I thought it would be useful to meet her for a tutorial. Dr Bird was the first person to graduate […]

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Authenticity: True is Better Than Good

  AUDIOBLOG- Please click here I wrote my first song at the end of 2010, with a lot of help from Dan Whitehouse. Songwriting is still a fresh and new thing for me. If any of you have read my […]

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The Musicians and their Instruments

Yesterday was the second planning session with Dan. I think we are almost ready now,  in January, to hit the ground running, shoot the flag up the pole and see how it shimmies, type of thing…. (I need a bit […]

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