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Swallows: A Virtual Residency

Virtual Artist Residency with Louisa Chambers (UK), Edy Fung (IE/SE), Tracy Mackenna (SCO/IT) & Edwin Janssen (NL), Danica Maier (USA/UK), Michelle McKeown (IE/UK), Stefanos Pavlakis (GR/DE)

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The Male Experience

I have been thinking about the male role in the simulation of pregnancy. I wonder whether I conform to this role as I do not fulfil the biological requirements of woman. By viewing the lemon as a bodily form I […]

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* 26/01/21 Interim Exhibition ‘Congruous’: Progress

I began to experiment for the group film which was much harder than originally anticipated. Jane mentioned I should explore a multiple range of areas in the kitchen to position the clay breasts/projector to find the better angles/positions for the camera/viewers. […]

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Swifts: DAY 3

Working in our individual studios we meet three times in the day. Here are our individual reflections and thoughts from the day’s actions and events. Louisa Chambers: Stopping all distractions today by turning off all digital devices (including the radio) […]

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Swifts: DAY 1

Swifts: A Virtual Residency Day 1: Monday Today we started this short 3-day virtual residency. All working in our individual studios we meet three times in the day. Here are our individual reflections and thoughts from the day’s actions and […]

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Looking sideways

The Clore Fellowship is made up of a number of elements. There are mandatory aspects, such as the two residential courses at the beginning and end of the fellowship, some core training which we will do as a group in […]

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How to make a Forest

I have been hard at work experimenting in the studio trying to create an experience that replicates the effect of a forest on attention. In the first blog I outlined the aspects of a forest that psychologists believe cause this […]

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3D Work_Hands

In the meantime, while looking for the right clothing I wished to portray within my animated film. I started looking into the history of upset, sin and depressive states. Within this research I found the belief of Hell, and to […]

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Delicious Edge

A Reflection on my MA Fine Art end of year exhibition at Teesside University.

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A continuation of the womb

I considered casting the form in a ‘womb-like’ material, or covering it. From this idea I sculpted, experimented, played with patterns and marks in clay and cast them in Latex. The outcomes were exciting, but I felt that they were […]

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Experimentation is the key to my artistic creativity

I find it really interesting that many successful creative people have the same personality trait in common: they are open to new experiences. Having an open mind, a willingness to try new things or at least entertain the prospect of […]

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An Eye Opener

Throughout my time at University Campus Suffolk I have become more reflective about my art practice and in return this has maintained and strengthened my connection to working principally in the three-dimensional realm, but also encouraged me to incorporate painting […]

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Postures of Making

Postures of Making is a research and development project which is centered on working collaboratively with ergonomics scientist Dr Valerie Woods. Together we will explore the workings of the creative practitioner’s body when engaged in art making. Val and I […]

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Preview Photos from ‘A Question of Landscape’ Show

Last Friday’s preview was a mix of great company alongside a compelling display of ‘New Generation Landscape Art’ allowing viewers to explore the complexities of interpreting landscape and the world we live in. My new solo show ‘A Question of […]

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Studio games

Luxuriating in the way the paint swirls, clings and disengages from its support. It changes constantly, both during the process of application, whilst drying and after. I am not a painter. For the last 18 months at least, I have […]

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When it just isn’t working

Whilst I seem to have been busy since my last blog, my actual creative output seems to have been pretty scant. I do seem to have been involved in an awful lot of art admin– entering competitions, preparing for a […]

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