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uncertain territory

Gabrielle writes: Over the past few weeks, we’ve found ourselves almost overwhelmed by the possibilities for work that Dawlish Warren opens up for us. The a-n Professional Development Bursary is something of an anchor. So I’m returning to our starting […]

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Barrow 16

Things are moving really fast. As well as talking through the ideas around the piece with Gemma, I have also spent 2 sessions with another artist working alongside me. We have experimented with different approaches to the work, and I […]

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Precarious Aesthetics

Precarious Aesthetics: on the recent work of Holly Rowan Hesson – Derek Horton. So delighted with this new essay on my work from Derek Horton (co-director of &Model Gallery among other things). The essay is the final part of my now […]

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The Machine Stops

“He broke off, and she fancied that he looked sad. She could not be sure, for the Machine did not transmit nuances of expression. It only gave a general idea of people – an idea that was good enough for […]

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desire lines

Susie David writes: A pirate, stuffed parrot on his shoulder takes up position by the public loos. The open air caff gears up for the day. Neon lights flash electric in sunlight. We slip away, through the gate. I notice […]

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Curatorial critique sessions

My A-n professional development bursary is funding a series of curatorial critique sessions focusing on the work made for my two solo shows of the first part of this year with invited curators across the country.   Looking forward to […]

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Re the Act of Reading

I’ve recently taken part in the latest installment of the “Interventions” project at Leeds College of Art. Curated by Catriona McAra, this series asks artists to: “…re-discover, re-invent and re-invigorate the creative realms of the library. Different strategies are deployed […]

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Dramaturgy at Barrow 16

We started the day with a visit to the site. We talked about what a significant space it felt with the trees all round it. It is the first time Gemma had seen it so it was useful to get […]

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Editing dates

Bit spoilt for choice in terms of dates to undertake my Premiere Pro training as part of my successful application for a Professional Development Bursary. Probably going to wait until the June / July time as I’ll have more time […]

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The Act of Reading

I have recently returned  from a residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida. 6 international artists and myself were there for 3 weeks with sculptor Josiah McElheny. His outline for the residency program was as follows: “So […]

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Step 1

So a couple of days ago I completed step one of my professional development bursary plan and joined “Be Smart About Art”.  I also contacted its founder, Susan Mumford to arrange my one-to-one sessions. Now some of you may be […]

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Professional development bursary 2016

Delighted to have received an a-n professional development bursary. I’m repurposing this existing blog to document a-n professional development bursary activity which reflects on the last year’s Grants for the arts funded research and development award focusing on my two […]

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First consultation day tomorrow

I will spend the day tomorrow with my dramaturg, Gemma Williams. It’s the first time to show her the site where my piece will be performed in May, and the archaeology has not started yet, so all she can see […]

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A-N Professional Development Bursary 2016- starting points

Development of ideas from Bo Jones’ digital designs based upon the dis:placed project (www.dis-placed.com) “Subtereanean” Digital sketches in Brushes app converted into printed acetate forms. Acetate forms used with projected light to create shadow structures.

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First nice surprise

In response to the publicity I sent out about my award, I have been invited to submit a paper to the Southampton Solent Research & Innovation Conference. They are interested in practice related research and would like me to talk […]

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A singing bit of blue

Posted by Gabrielle, Megan and Susie We gaze through a dirty pane of glass at the taxidermy display in the Visitor Centre. “What is that?” “It’s a hoopoe.” Try again, try not to try. See with a beginner’s mind. It’s […]

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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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Professional Development Bursary Award

I am super chuffed to have been successful with my application for a Professional Development Bursary. As per my outline schedule, the first thing is to set up my new a-n blog! I will be using the award to test […]

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unfinished business

A condition of receiving my re:view bursary was to share my experience of the bursary with my peers, so when I was asked by the Bluemonkey artists network based at Towner, Eastbourne I had the perfect opportunity. It was also […]

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She’s late for everything…

Where does the time go? I can’t believe it’s been so long since my last blog post… but a lot has happened in that time. I’ll try and be concise and keep this short enough to be readable but still […]

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Re:view Bursary

My year has been punctuated by mentoring sessions made possible by the Re:View Bursary from a-n. Firstly, it’s important to say how great it was to be able to pay artists for their time and experience (and we all know […]

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a-n bursaries 2016: open for applications

Fancy devising your own schedule of professional development to boost your practice in 2016? Looking to expand your horizons and go places in the year ahead? a-n is offering two new bursary strands to Artist members for 2016, with the focus on professional development and travel.

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getting in a spin about leaving a trace

Spin is a site specific temporary drawing made out of mirror tiles. I wanted to play with the flashing flecks of light reflected from the water nearby and to create something that related to the rotational work I was making in the […]

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