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Conversations with a hero and i heard a warcry

I spoke to my hero today, she has been for some time. Someone that says something at times when people don’t speak. She spoke with honesty and with presence. It shook me and i noticed. We spoke about our practice. […]

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Expendable ….

adjective….of relatively little significance, and therefore able to be abandoned or destroyed A mortifying realisation that extra curricula subjects are potentially to be abandoned in September. It came up in my news feed. Outlined in panic. First from the artists. […]

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Sticky domestic weight

I have no clear understanding where I stop and my children begin, this is mirrored Through object in that I am the house, the kitchen, the bath, the dogs, the bitty Lego carpet and my un made bed.

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Still Life: Caroline Wendling at Kettle’s Yard

‘I search always for this stillness, which penetrates our fullest activity and even our sleep’ [Jim Ede] The absence of a visible kitchen at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge is a startling omission in a house which is otherwise convincingly domestic: […]

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Working small

These days I mainly work small: restrictions of having to work in a chemo chair; working at home when the weather is miserable and I don’t want to risk catching a cold… But as well as these practical reasons working […]

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Event Exhibition

Housekeeping

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Jeannie Avent Gallery
  • From:
    January 23, 2020
  • To:
    February 04, 2020
  • Location:
    London
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Remnants of ‘A Woman’s Place’

A Woman’s Place (semiotics of the domestic) became a celebration of a female presence among International artists to form dialogues and expand practices employing collaborative exchanges. The performance became an enduring display of women surrounded and embracing metal (iron) and object […]

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Training starts early/Ain’t I A Woman

Training starts early/Ain’t I A Woman   This morning I listened to a discussion on BBC 1 Breakfast regarding the inclusion of women on the front line in the RAF. The argument ‘for’ was strong and upheld by Durham’s chief […]

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Artist in Residence at Stiwdio Maelor

Artist in Residence in the attic studio at Stiwdio Maelor. This blog will support my residency research, documentation and process of making.

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The Iron on the Dress

The Iron on the Dress is in response to Amy Dillwyn’s first steps of divorcing societal restraints and expectations. Many times she refers to herself as molten metal, a furnace. The act of pouring  molten metal over the dress alludes […]

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Upbringing

When creating the doll, I felt connected to the materials, such as the baby grow and the little booties. I stuffed the outfit with newspaper and armature to stabilise the form. When I held it, it felt empty to me. […]

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Event Exhibition

Body Studies

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    The Cellar
  • From:
    November 10, 2016
  • To:
    November 11, 2016
  • Location:
    London
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The Cellar

Coming into this residency after such an intense year on the MFA I wanted to allow myself to revisit and re-evaluate my practice. The Cellar instantly reminded me of my previous work when I drew focus to serial killers and […]

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The Zone of Proximal Development

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here It’s all research isn’t it? Today we went to see the MA show at Birmingham City University’s School of Art in Margaret Street in the city centre. It is a very special place that becomes […]

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The end is nigh!

Eva Hesse Documentary at the ICA The screening of Eva Hesse at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London was an in depth journey of understanding the life and work of the artist. She truly dedicated her short life to her […]

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Stepping out of my practice & Sidney Nolan Trust Residency

I’ve recently been visiting exhibitions and exploring artists work in the flesh, Nairy Baghramian’s Scruff of the Neck at the Marian Goodman Gallery blew me away. The space itself and her material choice was a new encounter to objects that […]

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A continuation of the womb

               Figure XVII      Figure XVIII Once I had used the clay sleeping baby for the purpose of taking a mould, I was going to discard the clay. However, there was something about the […]

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Organic Abstraction

I am heavily interested in the notion of fragmented materials and the organic matter; this is an endless focus in my practice through my choice of materials. The second work for my MFA show is a 7 foot x 4 […]

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