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A Q&A with… Sally Stenton, Artists Access to Art Colleges placement artist

Between October 2017 and April 2018 Sally Stenton spent time at Anglia Ruskin University, using its facilities and developing a conceptual work that connected the university’s art and science departments. With applications now open for the 20th year of AA2A placements, Pippa Koszerek catches up with the artist to discuss her residency and its impact on her ongoing practice.

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London To Cambridge Run Commute: Postscript

  I was tickled by an article I found in the ‘i’ newspaper, which I bought from the WH Smith on the station platform last Thursday, having just completed the run. The headline read: ‘Briton pulled over for trying motorway […]

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LOTUSLAND : GALLERY

Here you can view all the images we created from the LOTUSAND : THE MUSICAL movie that we produced with support from the a-n professional development bursary.  

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LOTUSLAND : CALLING OUT, Part Four

Calling out.. We are looking to share our journey, and collaborative process with students, and members of the public, as we feel the element of collaborative play within contemporary art is an area that has been marginalised.  We are open […]

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LOTUSLAND : FUTURE (Part 3)

LOTUSLAND FUTURE From this developmental period of reflection, exploration and discussion, we are currently in the beginnings of designing an augmented reality app for LOTUSLAND. Alongside Karen Eng, a long time collaborator and supporter of LOTUSLAND, we have been in discussions with […]

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Part Two, LOTUSLAND : THE MUSICAL

LOTUSLAND : THE MUSICAL We began our selection process, finding a handful of videos with the most in-depth narratives and characters. We then framed them within this ‘Professional Development’ process, creating a John Dee style oracle that embodied the need […]

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LOTUSLAND : PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Part One

Professional Development In August 2017, we had the privilege, funded by an a-n professional development bursary, to spend a week at Philip’s studio at Wysing Arts Centre to try to gain a deeper understanding of how we function as an […]

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LOTUSLAND : PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This blog documents the journey we undertook, into the creation of a new feature length film exploring the genesis of LOTUSLAND, its past work, and looking towards its future, while gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation through the project’s astrological traits.

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Filming: Day 1

On arriving I couldn’t help but be drawn to the stunning camellias, which reminded me of my year in Japan, about 30 years ago. At the time, I was planning to do a PhD in 7th Century Chinese literature and was learning […]

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International Women’s Day in Cambridge

I had such a lovely time back as an alumna at King’s College Cambridge, with fellow artists Joanna Jones and Helen Lindon. Despite the not-ideal screening conditions – the curtains just would not move and probably had not been closed for years […]

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GUSTAV METZGER: LIFT OFF!

Gustav Metzger: Lift Off! Is both a homecoming and retrospective exhibition for the artist which is currently being held at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Across the exhibition space Metzger’s creative activism and symbiosis with science is captured in a space housing […]

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