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the invitation

——– invitation to contribute to the walking through project   when lockdown started i was already experiencing the feeling that the world was slowing down.  i can remember an evening where i stood and listened to sheep munching on the […]

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Reinhabiting the studio (slowly)

The past week has been a bit rough – glad to be back on treatment but the drugs are strong. I must have slept for 12 hours on Friday. Before starting the new (old) chemo drugs I did manage a […]

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getting started.

hello, unusual times hey ! during the pandemic i’ve found that spending time walking has helped me to get some perspective of things.  very early on i got a new insight into my dsylexia while on a walk. before the […]

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little and often #2

today i’m beginning the documentation for the arts council covid-19 emergency fund supported project walking through the pandemic. in getting to this point i’ve tied myself into some huge knots through over thinking it a bit.     it’s ok […]

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walking through…

planing for the future by researching how i might work with another community to create a non linear film based on walking through the pandemic.

the project is supported by the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund.

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getting started

so yes, oh yes –  here i am – funded by the arts council – thank you so much – to research the question what can i do to re-ground myself ? in the post little and often #1 i discuss […]

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little and often #1

my old gran had many amazing sayings and i found her words of some comfort at the beginning of the period we’ve got to know as lock down.  her advice of doing a little and often was how i got […]

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prism

A new digital work based on my experiences as a laser operator in the early 1990’s at raves and dance events. funded by the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund.

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may

over the course of my blogging here on the a-n platform i’ve recorded, reflected and reviewed about many topics, feelings and works. today i’m blogging from our family home, the washing machine revving up into a spin, woman’s hour is […]

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at 6.5 weeks…

so about 7 weeks ago i didn’t fully appreciate how all the rapid alterations to my life and social world  were affecting me – my response was to set up this blog –  a self proclaimed residency and for a […]

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living in my head

the current lockdown is giving me a lot of time to live in my head. a statement now difficult to follow up, i ponder for a moment… the lockdown is giving me more time to be on my own than […]

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Job Collaborative projects

The OVADA Covid Quilt

Embroider, Stitch, Applique, Weave, Sew, Knit or Print!

The squares you create will eventually be sewn together to make a giant quilt as a memorial to the shared experience of the pandemic and exhibited in our warehouse gallery space.

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3 weeks in

finally i get time to sit and reflect on the residency so far.  i say finally – there’s quite a vibe around the building, those here can be quite fiery so the days pass with their own uniqueness. as well […]

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settling into it

  sitting with many feelings set up by the current covid-19 lockdown.  one of them to do with the non linear project, one of them about what my need are as 2020 progresses and how might the  confinement and isolation […]

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Ross Fleming, 'Flemings Lemons', 2020, installation view. Photo; Richard Taylor
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Flemings Lemons

A prematurely-shut participatory installation by Renfrewshire-based artist Ross Fleming, which included ingredients such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), lemons, condoms, and badges in transparent goodie bags.

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Changing landscape

This is probably my final post for this project – it seems a bit weird amidst all that is going on. However, my plan was to share some final images and thoughts on my installation in ‘Fool’s Gold’, my two […]

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Insuring against Coronavirus

Hi there, My small company (Solarcan) is exhibiting at The Photography Show at the NEC from the 14-17th March. I’ve paid £2100 for my stand however I am unsure whether or not I am covered by my a-n insurance policy […]

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COVID-19

A place to be. Sharing responses to COVID-19

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