Tomorrow it will be four weeks since I delivered a presentation on my practice at the Tate Modern as part of Shape Arts’ Flux/Us: Be part of the art event at the Tate Exchange. Usually, I would write something almost […]
bursary - a-n The Artists Information Company
This blog reflects the posts I write for Disability Arts Online where I write about my experiences as an Emergence Bursary Recipient.
Our research project started with two days at The Wellcome Collection in London exploring their wonderful resources on alchemy and Jung. There were two areas we were interested in – the Wellcome Collection library and the Reading Room resource. I’ll […]
I applied to a-n in order to devise a programme of mentoring. Post-PhD completion I was feeling the need to gather myself and try to knot together the frayed ends that are perhaps frequently the result of too long spent […]
Starting out on my bursary journey
Shape Arts, Disability Arts Online (DAO) and a-n The Artists Information Company launch new project aiming to tackle the isolation, low confidence and marginalisation of emerging disabled artists, as well the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings.
I am lucky enough to have been selected as one of the A-N Mentoring bursary 2018 for professional devlopment. My practice is predominately moving image based with sculptural and performative aspects. I focus on objects, routines and rituals distilled both […]
an account of my a-n Artist Bursary professional development
It took me a long time to complete the activity proposed for the bursary. Truth be told it still remains uncompleted. With the approval of a-n, I sidetracked the funds and earmarked them for other, related items, for which a […]
We are happy to announce the following people will be participating in the ‘Containers’ choreographic workshop series: Adham Faramawy Adham Faramawy is an artist based in London. His work spans media including moving image, performance for camera, sculptural installation and print, engaging […]
In advance of each annual Letterpress Workers conference, attendees are invited to contribute to the annual book that chronicles each year and its associated themes. All contributors then receive a copy of the book as a memento of their experience. […]
Initiated by visual artist Sam Williams and lead by choreographer Joe Moran, Containers is a series of workshops for artists, writers, curators and researchers with an interest in the choreographic and a desire to incorporate movement and somatics into their […]
Firing and Exhibition The firing of the work made with the help of a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company took place in August 2017. A small selection of pieces would end up as part of a ceramics exhibition […]
Various adventures in Letterpress with an aim to inform and improve my practice and explore the possibility of future collaborations.
The workshop experience I had with Vicky Shaw has left me with a lot of new areas to explore and ideas to develop. I’m indebted to The Artists Information Company for giving me this chance to step back from my […]
My second three day session concentrated on integrating the screen printed, leather hard plaques into the hybrid cast and thrown vessels for which I’m known. The bottom of my vessels pieces are cast in a mould, so now I began […]
Vicky works from her studio near Stoke-on-Trent and it was there that I first met her and her husband John, also a well known potter. Her studio was lovely, a good light workspace which gave me ideas and inspiration on […]
As a result of being awarded a professional development bursary from The Artists Information Company, I was able to explore the possibilities of screen printing directly onto unfired and fired clay. This bursary was to give me the opportunity to […]
A residency with Vicky Shaw
October – November Hot Bed Press In late October I returned to Hot Bed Press to undertake an introductory hardback book making weekend course, led by artist Sylvia Waltering, who works with photography, text, installation and artists’ book. Over the course of […]
Responding to: Daniel Oliver’s performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms, London See Eirini Kartsaki’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517774
Responding to: Daniel Oliver performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms See Eldi Dundee’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517793
This is the first of three posts summarising the last stages of my bursary activities over the last few months. It’s been hugely rewarding period, but one I’ve decided to reflect on retrospectively rather than immediately. August – September Research I […]
I’m in the running for the 2017 ING Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary and these four drawings will be on show as part of it in November. Five artists have been selected and the winner of the bursary will be announced […]
Thanks to an A-N Travel Bursary, foundations were laid for a photographic project exploring Finland’s rich history of couple dancing. The first leg took me around South Savonia in the east of Finland and this blog is a kind of unravelling of the people and places I encountered.