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The Deinstall

On Tuesday afternoon, I took down the installation at Chester Cathedral. Really, it was a case of just putting them all in boxes, trying to keep colours together.  Still a back breaking job though. I noticed that some were starting […]

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The Big Event

Yesterday was both the opening AND closing event for the #CastTheNetWide #vision project. It was held at Chester Cathedral where they had set up four large screens which linked with several churches in the Diocese. There was a service and […]

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All installed and ready

Well my installation is up and running, after an exhausting 6 hours of hard work yesterday. The new site for the work ( which I hadn’t seen until yesterday) had been temporarily used as a chapel / prayer space, so […]

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Hinterlands- BALTIC group exhibition

Working on from my writings around Black bodies with/in nature, the BALTIC commission which turned out to be The Country Journal of a Blackwoman(Northumberland), became the workings and musings, thoughts and ideas of a composite Blackwoman throughout the generations and […]

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Still going

I really didn’t mean to leave it so long between blog posts.  I did think about writing more, several times in fact, but the content probably wouldn’t have been that interesting to read. In the last 6 months, since I’d […]

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The first workshop

Yesterday I did the first workshop at St Michael and All  Angels church in Macclesfield, as part of my Diocese of Chester commission. It took an hour and 20 mins to get there, which was a bit of a pain, […]

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Restart

The story of starting again

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Safe as Houses

  In August 2020 Aidan Moesby commissioned me to make work for the Thresholds Online Exhibition at MIMA as part of his DASH Curatorial Residency. I wrote this piece for Aidan to explain my work. I share it here as […]

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How to make art from a survey

As an artist, or someone who is called an artist, there are many opportunities to apply for or you are offered. It is difficult to say when something stops being art and becomes something other, as in the boundary to what you are […]

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Finding my Face

I wanted to see how the google facial recognition technology works so I uploaded a photo of myself to google images and searched for other images with it. I wouldn’t have thought to do this normally.. it’s like one step […]

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Hindering Facial Recognition

There’s many ways that people are trying to hinder the use of facial recognition. Most recently seen has been the actual dismantling of cameras during the current protests in Hong Kong. (Interestingly they echo the toppling of dictator monuments during […]

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The Process: Making the Placards

I’m been busy getting stuck in with the making of the placards. Tearing lightweight Japanese paper to size, prepping screens & ink, screen printing the multiple portraits (with George Barron, Double Elephant Print Workshop Screen Tech/Tutor), composing and gluing the […]

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Event Festival

Iri-Descent

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Fortnum & Mason
  • From:
    September 14, 2019
  • To:
    October 25, 2019
  • Location:
    London
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Are you an extrovert or introvert protestor?

Over many years I’ve been considering through my practice what part art can play in contributing to positive social change. Alongside this question, I have also been asking what forms activism takes. Traditionally activism is outward, energetic. At the public […]

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