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Split

I used the paint colour-matched with ‘Oro Antico’ (paint thrown out after a relationship break-up) mixed at Seagulls Recycled Paint to ‘repair’ some torn pictures from discarded/recycled materials (Ikea advert and Suez recycling leaflet). I was originally thinking to carefully […]

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Day 3 on site 13/09/18

Day 3 on site started with noticing some embroidered church kneeling cushions in the general waste skip. They were kindly pulled out for me to photograph. Someone was getting rid of a load of frames and let me take a […]

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Rubbish Collages and Rubbish Research

As I gear up for my first proper day on site on Thursday, I’ve been making some collages out of discarded/recycled (charity shopped) materials combined with Suez’s leaflets (which inevitable become recycled materials too). The first one of these (above, […]

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Helmets and leaf shapes

I’ve just done this small collage/drawing made from scraps from some cutting out of leaf shapes and the shape of a Greek/Cretan bronze helmet. I put it together because of the shapes but was thinking for a while what it suggests […]

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Katarzyna Perlak, Niolam Ja Se Kochaneczke, video still, 2016. Courtesy; artist.
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Blogger Q&A: Katarzyna Perlak, artist queering folk tradition

Katarzyna Perlak is this month’s featured artist on a-n’s Instagram. Her practice uses archival research and her own experience to apply queer and feminist readings to Eastern European history and tradition. Richard Taylor speaks to Perlak about her video and collage works.

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Postcards

Just thought I’d put up an image of my postcards showing as part of the Devonshire Collective postcard show, in Eastbourne, to celebrate their first anniversary. Thank you to Judith Alder for the photo.

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Linder, You search but do not see, 1981-2010. Courtesy of Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Dependance, Andrehn Schiptjenko, Blum & Poe.
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Now Showing #238: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Linder’s photomontage in Nottingham, the AV Festival in Newcastle and Gateshead, film essays in London, painted linguistics in Edinburgh, and polymorphous milk in Birmingham.

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Art Theory and Reflective Process

In December I submitted the final drafts to the first two modules on the MA. I navigated and battled my way through feminist artists in history and women who have presented work relating to the relationships they hold with their […]

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Serious play

Randomness and chance has found its way into the holidays… 1. Slide play After looking out some of the double slide experiments I did with the slide scanner a couple of years ago, I started playing with it again, grabbing […]

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unexpected connections…

[Jessie Davies, untitled, (2017)]   The next underlined project workshop will explore a sense of ‘place’. I’ve recently been investigating collage and mixed media in my own practice, and I’m busy preparing collage materials and resources for the forthcoming underlined workshop. Why? Because there […]

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Paper Bag Scanned Images

Some of the photo negatives were contained within a brown paper bag.  I decided to scan the translucent bag into the computer with a negative inside it.  I created a digital image of the negative within the bag.  I decided […]

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Playing Cards

I decided that I wanted to explore the destruction and appropriation of everyday objects and work within a series.  I decided to use playing cards because they are something which I didn’t feel too precious about destroying and I was […]

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