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Stop spinning: eat the frog

Creation of art is not meant to be the worst thing in the day. Frequently it it the best thing. But getting started is SO often the worst thing. Talking with my mentor Rosalind Davis – I realised how much […]

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Dance of the hands

Thinking about two senses of the word ‘gesture’ – researching and developing a new body of work with the help of the a-n Mentoring Bursary 2019.

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Heard the one about the gynaecologist and the artist?

Once I was a young artist raised in the sixties and living the seventies. To the art school came the man raised in the twenties and living the Reformation; he is the assessor. He sallies forth into the studio and […]

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BIZNIZ

How to take care of the lives you have entered. What do we mean when we ask permission. The illusion of care without doing the work of care. Who are the curators that don’t have conflict of interest. Selective argument […]

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Wimmin

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    @ Mars
  • From:
    October 05, 2018
  • To:
    October 07, 2018
  • Location:
    London
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Blogger Q&A: Katarzyna Perlak, artist queering folk tradition

Katarzyna Perlak is this month’s featured artist on a-n’s Instagram. Her practice uses archival research and her own experience to apply queer and feminist readings to Eastern European history and tradition. Richard Taylor speaks to Perlak about her video and collage works.

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Exploring San Luis Potosí

In the morning of the fourth day I completed and published the Spotify playlist for the Museo Leonora Carrington. In the afternoon Antonio and I went to explore the city centre. He took me round all the main tourist sites and pointed […]

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Documenting

My third day was spent documenting the Museo, looking at the collection in more detail but also the building. I also began thinking about the Spotify playlist and what I would like to include in it. I didn’t want it […]

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Professional Development Bursary 2018: Research trip to Mexico

A research trip to Mexico to visit the Museo Leonora Carrington de San Luis Potosí, Las Pozas in Xilitla and Mexico City, followed by research dissemination and engagement activity in Margate.

Supported by a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company.

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Echoes of Silence

The urn continues to be of great interest at present. I have been investigating numerous ways in which the object can be used in my creative practice. I have drawn, sculpted, painted and photographed various urns. Looking at statistics and […]

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Now Showing #236: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Pumpkin paintings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at Omer Tiroche Gallery in London, and in St Ives, Anima Mundi’s exhibition of Abbi Trayler-Smith’s photographs showing the effects of Isis on the people of Mosul in northern Iraq.

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Urns on a mantle

I have continued to explore memento and artefacts. My interest in the urn has increased and I am currently working with vessels of various shapes and sizes. I am considering the mother as a vessel and the interchangeability of the […]

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