After my frustration with the stethoscope experiment mentioned in my last blog post, Ben suggested several other methods of sourcing sounds to consider. The first suggestion that I tested out was to hire a Doppler fetal monitor, which is a […]
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Apple mic within a latex cover. I decided to cover the Apple mic (mentioned in previous blog post) with a finger cut from a latex glove, firstly to keep moisture out of the microphone and secondly to get rid of […]
My last mentoring session saw me arrive at a point where I knew that I wanted to move forward experimenting with making and collecting soundscapes using the body as a source. I had talked to Ben about how I would […]
As part of the Fellowship the group met up in London to look at examples where art and technology collide. Our first encounter was at Saatchi Gallery with ‘We live in an Ocean of Air’, a work created by Marshmallow […]
I recently had my first mentoring session with Ben Sadler. Ben is an artist who, alongside his own practice, works collaboratively with Phil Duckworth as Juneau Projects. As this was our first mentoring meeting it was an opportunity to talk […]
Shortly before Christmas Dom Breadmore invited Fellows to meet at Ludic Rooms, Coventry for an introductory workshop using a Teensy, officially defined as ‘a complete USB-based microcontroller development system’. In basic terms a Teensy is a board which can be […]
At the end of November all fellows attended a residential at Hawkwood College in the Cotswolds where we were introduced to the mentors for the first time. This residential felt like it marked a starting point as this was the […]
I am at the beginning of a Fellowship with Random String, a programme produced by Ludic Rooms, a non-profit postdigital arts organisation based in Coventry. The fellowship runs from November 2018 – March 2019. This blog will be an anchor […]
This blog will be an anchor point/place for me to discuss and reflect on discoveries I make and new experiences I encounter for the duration of a Fellowship with Random String.
(Photo credit: Julia Bauer)
The Fellowship came at a frightening time, politically. In the UK, the Brexit debacle had just happened, and in the US we were in the final months of the US Presidential election, which would deliver a victory for Donald Trump. […]
While on the Fellowship I spent a lot of time in the various thrift/charity shops in the area. The sheer waste of consumer culture was on full display in these sprawling stores, which were themselves outnumbered exponentially by the retail […]
While working with the laser, I began to consider the most commonly touched item in most people’s lives – the screen of their mobile phone. I took a deep breath and stuck my old mobile into the laser and discovered […]
I used the residency to develop new work exploring death in the digital age. The root for this work lies in a simple act: I Googled my first lover, and he wasn’t there. John died of AIDS in 1995, part […]
One of our first experiences was a tour of the collections of the Museum of American Glass with curator Kristin Qualls. This collection and its library focuses on the history of industrial glass production in the United States, with special […]
Part 1 of a reflective blog about reevaluating my practice during an A-N supported Fellowship
Supporting the international activities of artists and arts organisations is a key function for many national arts funding agencies. In order to investigate this area of arts policy and identify key issues affecting the programs and priorities of such agencies, the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) conducted a worldwide survey in English, French and Spanish, the results of which have been analysed and supplemented by other research and presented in a report.
Selected reports on both current and upcoming residency programmes in the UK and beyond.
For the past fourteen years, English Heritage and Arts Council England have been funding an important opportunity in the visual arts.
Academy Schloss Solitude is located at the edge of a forest in the grounds of a baroque castle on the outskirts of Stuttgart. It is completely isolated with no shops, bars, etc within the near vicinity, and with access to […]