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That moment in the evening

That moment in the evening Coming back from nowhere in particular Thinking about nothing at all The cars line the streets And the street stretches ahead The lights are not yet on Yet there is an eerie glow Spreading slowly […]

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Then and now

Then and now each slice of life slashes experience like a knife Streaming past, fast, elusive, ephemeral, unable to grasp Data, images, history, time, moulded experience, subjective – mine Yet patterns emerge, like a haunting musical refrain, gnawing at the […]

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Reframing

It’s the start of a new year and the start of new art work. Currently I am visiting my repository of photographs and cropping these in different ways – fragments of fragments in a sense and seeing how I alternatively […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

Distance I have been doing something different this month; working in the hospitality sector to bring in some extra money and also to shake up the focus of my observation and experience. It came at a good time. Just before […]

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The market place

Cool water. Reflective, impenetrable. It reluctantly catches the limpid light. But I can still feel the cold seeping, creeping. The rats. They gather together by the banks. Trembling amongst the paper cups and crisp packets. Sheltered from the damp of […]

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The ground I stand on

The ground rolls. Whether I am looking, perusing, or simply standing, feeling the solidity under me, it nevertheless possesses, embarks and gives a slow almost indiscernible rumble. I am always humbled by the fact that it goes further and further […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

There is an investigation. Something is to be found but I don’t know what. Collected moments have been captured in a particular area, in particular streets, focusing on graphic design, signage, lettering and evidence of historical fame. Somehow the breaking […]

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Language, image and understanding

These words as I write encompass possibilities. Yes, if I wanted I could choose to defy the linear nature of the structure and conventions of the written paragraph. I could explode the visual layout and present in an alternative format […]

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The neighbourhood

The broken down spaces could be called triangular, rectangular, prism-like but borderless. There is a crossing over, an infiltration, one piece encroaches upon another but as quickly as each aspect appears, it can disappear, out of view and out of […]

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The sea, the sky, the eye, the ‘I’

As my ongoing exploration of ‘the fragment’ in my MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy course at Central Saint Martins, I have been working on some collages and montages in my studio. These are specifically related to the idea of the […]

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The beholder

As predicted the making of artwork has been exceedingly slow and patchy over the last year, primarily because of my MRes studies but also of course impacted by this ongoing pandemic. Despite the issues we have all faced, I am […]

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Energy

Sometimes when fragments are drawn together, a kind of transformation takes place. The simple placement of things side by side and interweaved with each other creates a dynamic and centrifugal energy and out of this new possibilities can arise. Nature […]

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re-entry

I have been warmly welcomed to The Print Shed (http://www.theprintshed.net/) for the start of my time as artist in residence there by Jill Barnaby (owner and artist) and Richard Bavin (studio artist based at The Print Shed). Getting started at […]

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