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14/07/19

I went to see the amazing Hollie McNish last night, part of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival. I saw Hollie perform last year at Hope Baptist as a solo gig and last night she was joined by “Scottish writer and poet […]

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13/07/19

I went to Mandy Barker‘s new show opening at Impressions Gallery yesterday. Mandy gave a talk about her work in the show and there was a Q&A with the audience as well. She used a microphone plus PA system and, […]

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11/07/19

I spent the evening in A&E on Wednesday night and have been reflecting on the difference between medical and art dialogue/terminology/jargon. There is certainly a parallel between the shorthand type of dialogue exchanged between medical teams and artists/practitioners and how […]

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10/10/19

Gleaned Fragments from A Discarded Copy of Aristotle’s Poetics Let us discuss the art of poetry in general and its species. Some people use the medium of colour and shape to produce imitations Others do this by means of voice. […]

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09/09/19

@an_artblogs on twitter posted a link to this blog with the tweet: “Give yourself the weekend off! We’re consistently enamoured by bloggers who commit to posting almost daily about research & practice. @alicebradshaw, no exception! Read her comprehensive @CompassFestLDS blog […]

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08/07/19

I did two back-to-back workshops with KS1 at Mickelhurst Primary School today, with thanks to previous Contents May Vary co-curator Martha Distin-Webster for the invite. We read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and I talked them through the process of making […]

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07/07/19

Everyday is a workday. Working on something ubiquitous as dialogue, and being attuned to thinking about everyday dialogue, means that everyday is the potential for a ‘work day’: Constantly thinking, learning and ‘working’.   Working: to do; productive or operative […]

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Sculpture as Fieldwork / Ways of Listening II

I attended the Sculpture as Fieldwork conference at Leeds Art Gallery yesterday (Manchester School of Art / University of Huddersfield / Henry Moore Institute collaboration). The first speaker was Holly Corfield Carr who is interested in caves and writing in […]

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Mouthing Practices

Sophie Hope has started a new project on Mouthing Practices “exploring the sounds, speech, utterances and un-articulated moments in project meetings.” In dialogue there’s non-verbal communication that affects the dialogue when it happens face to face or in person. Sophie’s […]

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Failure of Participation: Terminology Diagrams

Some interesting terminology diagrams form Failure of Participation :   The second diagram infers that dialogical practice overlaps with relational and is politcal (defers to criticality) and the dialogical only exists in the realms of the political and not in […]

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03/07/19

I went over to The Arthouse in Wakefield today with my Dwell Time co-curator Lenny Szrama. We met with the other YVAN micro bursary recipients and presented/talked about each others’ practices. The format was a 10 minute overview of practice […]

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02/07/19

Last night at Art Lab at Dean Clough I presented a very brief overview of my current interests in dialogue, briefly tracing previous practice development to this point. I then opened the conversation out to the group and invited input […]

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01/07/19

Tonight is the July edition of Art Lab! I’ve so far shied away from putting myself on the bill but I thought I’d like to have a group disucssion about dialogue-as-subject in arts practice after the two other presenters and […]

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30/06/19

On Friday night I performed a brand new piece recycling old ideas/work in a mash up with new ideas about dialogue. I usually prefer scripted public presentations/performances as I struggle with nerves on stage but this one was a bit […]

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29/06/19

On Wednesday I presented at my recent collaborator on YVAN/Corridor publication Resilience is Futile‘s Smizz’s event Phuckuppery 2 at Sheffield Hallam University. Smizz invited me to talk about failure and I honed in on mental health in the arts as […]

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28/06/19

This evening I’m performaing at the Fire & Water Scratch Club with a brand  new piece exploring dialogue, discarded materials and words. It’s unscripted and loosely based on the above drawing I made circa 2004 and long been my profile image […]

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27/06/19

I met with Compass Live Art Co-director Peter Reed and artist in residence Joshua Sofaer. Joshua and I talked about our practices and my interests and intial ideas for this project. Joshua gave me a fantastic reading list  through our […]

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A Dialogue with Henry Miller

I first met Henry Miller in summer 2017; I was 23, ten years younger than Miller in Sexus, my reading of which being the first encounter. At this time my enthusiastic note-taking on the world was struggling to convince even […]

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Talking Rubbish

In October 2018, the Museum of Contemporary Rubbish is (re)commencing a previous strand of dialogue based research: Talking Rubbish aka Rubbish Conversations. Semi-structured interviews with artists working with rubbish will be recorded and transcribed for this blog, with the view […]

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Day 5 on site 20/09/18

On site today involved a discussion with staff about the brick building that appears boarded up. It’s currently used as storage but apparently was the recycling centre when the site was next to the municipal tip. The site manager found […]

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