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visiting the site

i’ve visited the silk mill site this week – at the invitation of the museum trust’s site manager.  we spent an hour walking round. here are a few of my highlights from the visit.       a leftover question […]

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Podcast at Echo installation

Many thanks to Manifest for this podcast recorded during the final week of my Echo installation for Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival and capturing a little of the artist talk.

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Artwork management app

I have recently come across an app called Artworkarchive that looks great for organising everything artists need. It is something I have wrestled with for a long time with files all over the place with no fail safe method. Before […]

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Destruction/ Physical Manipulation of Photographs

I am interested in the way in which Gerhard Richter created a vast number of ‘overpainted’ photographs.  These are categorised into groups such as ‘self portraits’ and ‘family’.  Each colour photograph has been overpainted with oil paint, and simply titled […]

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Deconstructing Objects

After researching Michael Landy’s Breakdown, primarily for my dissertation, I have become interested in unpicking everyday objects.  I found the processes Landy used to order, catalogue, destroy and document all of his possessions intriguing.  I especially was interested in how he kept […]

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Joseph Beuys Inspiration

After a recent visit to Berlin, I had the opportunity to see works by Joseph Beuys Das Kapital Raum 1970 – 1977 at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fur Gegenwart including his film and performance works as video documentation and […]

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Go-Go … with only one ‘Go’

It is wonderfully clear and (very) cold evening. After two evenings of snowfall, which I spent reading the (Swedish) instruction manual for my seldom-used digital SLR camera, I thought that it would be an ideal time to go take some […]

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The Art of Putting Information on a String

I am now considering new elements and development of the project. For details about one of my new projects: The walks will also continue to develop around Walking with The Waste Land and will include guest walkers to take a […]

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What are we trying to find out?

Val came up to the studio yesterday and we spent some time reacquainting ourselves with the project after the summer break. I have used the last couple of months to work up ideas based on visuals from the case study […]

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Day of play

This was a fun and experimental series of photographs using a range of found objects that lay around in our daily surroundings but are taken for granted. Eva Hesse’s practice has become a focal point of my research and her […]

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Re:View Bursary Progress

Capturing some of the conversations, ideas and people I encounter whilst using the A-N Re:View bursary I was awarded in 2014.

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The invisible woman

I’m not very good at documenting my work. I realised this when I decided to set up a facebook ‘artist’ page, to use as a tool to separate images of my work from personal posts . Where is my work??? […]

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Line, so far

The collection is growing and visual themes are emerging. Collage Line neutral larger board Line colour larger board Line neutral/ collections on board Line B&W mini board Line colour plus B&W mini Line Neutral + colour + shape and words […]

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Connecting the threads

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking recently about my work and it’s left me feeling stuck. I am at a point now where I have started to pick apart my practice and really begin to understand what my artistic concerns […]

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Practice means PRACTICE

An exploration of why I do the things that I do. I aim to undertake a regular studio practice and to document it here, in order to investigate what elements of my work are important and what I’m drawn to aesthetically and thematically.

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Body Talks (Mind, Bodies & Thoughts)

Re-titled Mind, Bodies & Thoughts, this blog’s angle has changed, storing some random thoughts related to ideas I’m working on & other (creative) events.

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