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A relevant metaphor – Pillowcases part 2

My studio is currently a hive of activity; a great relief after the cold weather making it difficult to work in there. One end is covered in piles of neatly, and some not so neatly, folded pillow cases. the piles […]

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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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Casting Day

What a day, long time getting here, but finally the two figures are cast! Absolutely, mentally exhausted by end of day, such a build up, and being in the eleventh hour for finishing in time for degree show has really […]

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How Much Lead?

The Lead required to cast the two figures works out at 113Kg, unbelievable? At a cost of £50 per 25kg box, I had to buy an extra 25kg to cover any extra, and the slag that will come off the […]

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Mould Making

Last Friday and yesterday I spend time with Jonathan Larkin-Hall, sculptor and furniture maker who is an expert in mould making. He spent 15 years working with Anthony Gormley on making moulds for casting. So I have to say, a […]

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A woman in the foundry

I’m back in the foundry; an environment I feel most at home in. I don’t know what it is about the foundry that I’m drawn to; the heat, the possibility of danger, the process, the fact that it is associated […]

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