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Cutting Implements

Experimental Dissection with unfunctional Cutting Implements Leaving traces of Acid on the Paper (Lemon, Paper, Duct Tape, 4×4, 2 Butter Knives, Scalpel, Grinding Disk, Craft Knife, Chisel) Documentation by Anwen Howells

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When Life gives you Lemons

‘Patriarchal timing is quantitative, measuring space in equal sections. Matriarchal timing is qualitative, subjective, experiencing the length of the moment according to feelings’ This work is a quantitative analysis of the components of a lemon in regards to the body […]

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Repetitive Actions

I wanted to talk about repetitive actions in performance. The act of repeating something so simple seems futile. Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the same result is deemed pointless but in response we get a […]

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Reel of Litmus Paper

Iron Oxide Tattoo Ink, Citric Acid, Litmus Paper, Bowl, Body Using modern Tattooing techniques to reflect ancient fertility scarification. Introducing traits of toxic femininity through the use of citric acid (an allergen) of which I feel mirrors my relationship with […]

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Impregnations of Iron Oxide

This action was a preparation for the performance ‘Reel of Litmus Paper’. I tattooed the soles of my feet using homemade iron oxide tattoo ink (powdered ore), the recipe of which interpreted from ancient tattooing process. The use of this […]

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Offerings

It is lovely being back in the studio now that my studies have finished for the academic year. Then again, my research continues on, both in my practice and reading. During my lock-down walks I had been taking photographs of […]

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Brighter notes and getting my teeth in

This week’s been a little better though not without its frustrations. A big step forward was that (thanks to a contact through my Airbnb hosts) I was able to meet with the guy who manages all the city’s gardeners. It […]

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Event Exhibition

Reading Stones

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    St Augustine's Tower
  • From:
    September 26, 2019
  • To:
    October 06, 2019
  • Location:
    London
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Selfscapes: The exhibition and round table event 2

I have just got back from Yorkshire where I was showing work as part of Selfscapes, a group show of work by 25 artists responding to the Dalby Forest location and themes of embodied landscape, self and surroundings, self as narrative, self and body and […]

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Review

Benjamin Sebastian: BECOMING CONSTELLATION

“Queerness is not and can never be an identity. It is a current, or imperative. Moving through and between our bodies; it is an intersubjective process of becoming. We are more than our bodies. We are relations in time & space.” – B. Sebastian.

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Artist & Muse

The last week has been packed full of artist talks including an Introduction to Feminist Art by Helena Reckitt at the Frieze Academy and Marina Abramovic’s talk at The Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. I seemed to have taken a […]

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Body Studies

During the course of the last couple of weeks its been apparent that my work has become focused on the body as a subject and medium. The space felt fleshy and I began thinking about bodily fluids and what the […]

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Response to GWAITH [RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative]

As part of Cardiff Contemporary this year me and Natalie Ramus were asked by CSAD to participate in ‘Cardiff’s Contemporaries’ where current and past students are exhibiting work at Morgan’s Arcade. On Saturday RAMUS|EVANS Collaborative which was formed in September […]

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The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics

The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics is a fascinating exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. It’s my first visit to the institute and it’s well worth the trek from Norwich by train. The exhibition combined historical prosthetics with […]

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Event Exhibition

Body Studies

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    The Cellar
  • From:
    November 10, 2016
  • To:
    November 11, 2016
  • Location:
    London
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Unfamiliar Territory: Body as a Gendered Site

Something that kept sticking in my mind was nipples, it’s such a peculiar, comical word but is the correct word but when we think of the word nipple; does a female or male spring to mind? I’ve began casting my […]

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The action or the trace?

I started to think of old connotations of the space and how it was previously an old club; and instantly thought about the mass of people that have previously passed though the space and began to wonder what bodily fluids has touched […]

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Writing for Incident Mag- coverage of TF2016.

During my time at Tempting Failure, as well as performing I was fortunate enough to be invited to write about the performances alongside other artists and also David LaGaccia of Incident Magazine. I wrote my responses to the work of […]

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