Commission - a-n The Artists Information Company

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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

  • Last chance
  • 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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Making the Portrait-Placards

Here’s the plan for what I’ll be making for the commission. It’s emerged quite slowly. I’m generally surprised at the amount of time it takes me to develop work. I spend equal amounts of thinking and making. My process is […]

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“A Frictionless Society”

“Our vision of the future is a FRICTIONLESS SOCIETY – where your face is your secure method of triggering other multiple day to day events. There will be no requirement for keys to enter your house, space facility or car, […]

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Panopticon: Automatic Facial Recognition

Panopticon .. that’s a new word for me. It is satisfying to say and particularly in the context of the area of automatic facial recognition (AFR), gratifying to learn about. I was drawn to the Wikipedia page on the Panopticon […]

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first day on site

arriving home tonight i can still feel the excitement at being on site at the museum of making for the first time.  that is – the first time at the museum during the refurbishment work. after receiving my site induction […]

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More research; conversations and connections

I’ ve been busy interviewing a resident of one the seven houses now comprising Kearsney Court, which was completed around 1900 as a residence for Edward Percy Barlow, the owner of Wiggins Teape, a paper manufacture. (Barlow is mentioned in Watermark, a Dover Arts […]

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First steps

I have been commissioned by Dover District Council, to portray Russell Gardens in Dover Kent, the only example of Thomas H Mawson’s garden design in the South East that is open to the public: Kearsey Abbey and Russell Gardens form […]

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