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Happy birthday …

Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday dear blog, Happy birthday to you!   10 years old today! DOUBLE figures, a whole decade behind me – wow! And who knows what lies ahead, I certainly could not […]

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The Myth of the Isolated Artist

Audioblog – Please click here The isolated artist is a myth. Impossible. (If you have evidence to the contrary, do tell) It is only by talking to other artists that you develop. (Talking to non-artists is good too, but a […]

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It all went a bit quiet then…

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here And so it becomes obvious why my blog has been a little quiet. There wasn’t much going on that didn’t have something to do with the search for a studio, or the application for the […]

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Blog Student

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I am testing that I can actually begin to use this blog as other students are currently stating they are having problems.

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Sweden – part two – Online Friends

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Bloggers United (From Arlanda Airport) I know I’ve said before that meeting people you’ve met online is a joy! When you’ve had meaningful exchanges about life, art, and so on, you get to know […]

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Failed Blogger and upcoming exhibitions

So I have been rubbish with blogging this December.  Yes I have been unbearably busy but I think if I was a “blogger” then I would have found the time time in my schedule, home educating and parenting time to […]

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UK Blog Awards!

THREADS has been nominated for an award! I’m chuffed to be on the list! If you like what you see and read here, please take time to vote and spread the word! Thank you! click here to vote  

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Hey guess what?

This afternoon I’m sat with knee recovering in the recommended elevated position, with the sun streaming though the french windows. I have a sense of calm about me, a love of the free world we are fortunate to live in, […]

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in front of the camera

within what i do i often use a camera to record and document things what i’ve done.  yesterday this was spun on it’s head. anton hecht makes videos with people in them. the people sing.  slightly awkwardly at times.  in […]

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Education, Evangelism (and Curly Pubes)

I find myself ridiculously excited.   I am going to a meeting in London on Friday, all art and education related stuff, which I’m really pleased to still be involved in, even after shucking off the job a few months […]

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Testing, Testing…1….2….3

I’ve had a bit of blog down time, due to technical issues – all to do with having blogs under different email addresses apparently. This is a sort of test post to see whether it is working. I know that […]

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Conversation

WE FEAR CHANGE: our new blog platform

  WE FEAR CHANGE I don’t know whether a-n considered the emotional effects of changing the blog platform. In the first instance, as a habitual, some might say addictive blogger, the down time was excruciating. I wrote anyway, storing up […]

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Reflecting on…

Not blogging for so long has been interesting, for someone who probably blogs every three or four days. Marion Michell tweeted she was glad of the break, to reflect (you see we haven’t been able to stay away from social […]

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Work-in-process
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Artists talking: This month’s Top ten blogs

While the Top ten blogs for March sees new entries by J Kay Aplin and AnnaMaria Pinaka & Jennifer Picken, it’s Marion Michell’s blog Sleep Drunk I Dance that once again hits the high spot, with another impressive score.

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Marion Michell
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Artists talking: Top ten blogs revealed

Each month, we take a close look at the stats for the popular a-n blogging platform Artists talking to determine how many people are reading what and for how long. Then, by combining the number of page views with the average time spent on that page, we create a Top Ten. And in the top spot this month is…

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Resource Guide

Is blogging for me?

Andrew Bryant addresses some typical concerns about starting a blog and shows how a-n bloggers are developing ideas, striking up conversations, and being creative with the processes involved.

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Joe Stevens
Resource Archive Feature

Choice blogs archive 2009 – 2012

Over the course of four years, artists, curators and writers were invited to select blogs from the a-n site. Their choices highlights the range and depth of practice discussed on a-n’s artists’ blogging platform at that time.

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Theo Wood
Resource Profile

Blogger profile: Theo Wood

We settle in to Theo Wood’s fictional space, The Museum Of Space Exploration, to talk museum objects, planets bereft of water, Arnolfini workshops and preparation for her MA show at University of the West of England.

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Queerer than we can suppose
Resource Archive Feature

Birds of a feather

Artists talking Online Editor Andrew Bryant looks to the Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?

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Map Painting #2
Resource Profile

Blogger profile: Suzy Waldron

In her final year at University College Falmouth, Suzy Waldron tells us about perspective in her work and balancing visual-practice with her written dissertation.

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We're no longer seeing, but reading
Resource Archive Feature

Artists talking… talking!

Andrew Bryant discusses a new series of events that take Artists talking ‘out of the virtual and into the actual’.

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William Aitchison
Resource Archive Discussion

We Blog

Comparing blogging to a ‘collective game of hide and seek,’ H.E. Cocker rethinks the blog as a place where an idea can exist without existing at all and where the future is implied whilst not yet written.

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