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BALTIC Part 2

I had a great chat with Vicky from the BATLIC all about how things have been going since the re-opening, it was really insightful. They’ve kept some safety measures in place. They are still doing enhanced cleaning, there’s signage around encouraging people […]

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Design for Warwickshire Pandemic Stories

All of the aspects for the design come from the workshops. Lots of the participants draw three circles in the middle to represent them selves, baby and partner. They’re in red to represent a strong love. Around the centre are […]

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Warwickshire Pandemic Stories

For Warwickshire Pandemic Stories I have been commissioned by Arts Uplift to create a light installation that is inspired from the pandemic stories of mums in North Warwickshire. This is part of a larger project, Michelle Flint is working in South Warwickshire and creating a text

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February Thoughts

Since my last blog a lot has happened. 2021 has begun, I’ve had a little girl, we are in our third lockdown and we’re experiencing COVID variants. Having a daughter is a lot harder than I thought, I imagined I […]

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finding ten pence

the view from the dining room table today is one of calm trees and clear blue sky, the frost on the roofs slowly disappearing from view as the sun slowly transits out of sight.  my view is accompanied by the […]

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The beginning

When the project idea began it seemed relatively straight forward; find out what arts organisations are up to in terms of Covid-19, how they’re protecting their audience and what they want artists to do to help. At this point Coventry […]

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when all my thoughts

when all my thoughts combine to create no way forward i know it’s time to curl up on the sofa for a few hours and hide under a blanket. now having done that i can continue to try to reflect […]

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notes for an update to “about me”

sitting with an unsettled feeling following a recent interview i return to this space to collect and reflect about recent times.  there’s been a workshop/discussion around compassion and family in isolation and all that comes with that. the interview was […]

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gender

something that is regularly discussed in our house is gender – the language of it and the pronouns of it.  until yesterday it had happened around me and i’d been taking part in the discussion yet not fully engaged with […]

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in time

time to make some reflective contribution to my blog.  it’s thursday morning, there’s four us in the house. we’re all waiting on the results of a covid test made on tuesday.  one of us had the test.  since the test […]

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speaking of pandemic

speaking of the pandmic feels like an important thing to do and to reflect a little here so in years to come we’ll look back and see what it was like. in the previous post i spoke about how i […]

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little and often #5

so here we are, near end of august, weather is wet and warm – as normal.  the chimney has been swept today a normal thing for this time of year.  we have plans for a curry tonight, one of our […]

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sharing the project

after a massively positive response to the project on social media i’ve been able to submit it to a couple of online exhibiting opportunities.  it felt good to feel proud and positive about submitting it to upcoming online exhibitions. i […]

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reviewing progress

this part of my emergency funding was about considering grounding of myself relative to an unresolved aspect of my past practice.  at times the journey i’ve been on has been difficult and emotional.  i’ve had to hold a mirror up […]

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Making Masks.

This week I get my sewing machine back from my daughter and will be able to continue with the making side of this project. The masks are all ready to stitch together, with names sewn in by hand, but the […]

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watch the project now !

it is with great pleasure and pride that i announce the interactive documentary(idoc) walking through the pandemic is available to view. the idoc has been created from contributions from an online community who came together to share their experiences.  my role […]

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notes for an essay

upon returning to the research for prism, i feel the need to make some notes for a possible essay to accompany this work sometime in the future. it’s origins are from the early 1990’s.  a time where i was making […]

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little and often #4

hello.  back for another post.  still in a pandemic and still exploring the new areas of life this affords.  this morning i’ve discovered dj hammy on mixcloud.  found mixcloud because of the inclusion mixes moving there. so sunday morning, i’m […]

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Altered postcards

One of the things I’ve been doing during lockdown is reworking old pieces and using material I already have. Hence some altered postcards – posting a few here. More on my website which has never been so up to date.

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