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Achieving freedom

When I began this residency, I promised myself I would not overthink. I would not attempt to resolve conceptual concerns. I would remain open to possibility in everything I did. And I would only do what I wanted to do, […]

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Finding the figure

Well over halfway into this residency. A daily routine is nicely established, and interesting insights emerge every day. First, magic happens after at least five or six  hours play-work on a variety of meditative tasks (another layer of papier mâché […]

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Maximising time and space

What’s special for me about working in this space in this  residency? What’s to stop me clearing out my usual studio space of all old stuff, and committing to a month of new exploration there instead? Leaving aside the obvious absurdity […]

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Maximising Opportunity

Over a week in, and the vast space has been shape-shifting and swallowing all and any work I make. My residency goals have been revised three times already, because I’m frankly so overwhelmed by the open-ended possibilities of this month […]

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The vulnerability of new space

A couple of days in, and the excitement and anticipation is quickly buried under a layer of an anxious sense of vulnerability and raw exposure. My priority this first week is to leave aside all thoughts of underlying conceptual concerns […]

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A New Search For Figuration

Notes from a month long residency about the challenge to rediscover figuration after a year of non objective painting

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Bits and bobs I like

This collection of articles shows my interests which reflect my personal practice. My work can be viewed on saatchi art. 

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