I’m pleased to say that last Friday I successfully transported my completed sculpture from studio to foundry. This involved a number of party balloons in order to gently support the upper sections over the numerous potholes and speed bumps that […]
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after 5 months of the most strangest time, i’m preparing for another arts and heritage volunteers met to share, discuss and catch up with the three artist commissions that will be permanently installed in the museum of making. in those […]
time to make some reflective contribution to my blog. it’s thursday morning, there’s four us in the house. we’re all waiting on the results of a covid test made on tuesday. one of us had the test. since the test […]
speaking of the pandmic feels like an important thing to do and to reflect a little here so in years to come we’ll look back and see what it was like. in the previous post i spoke about how i […]
so here we are, near end of august, weather is wet and warm – as normal. the chimney has been swept today a normal thing for this time of year. we have plans for a curry tonight, one of our […]
after a massively positive response to the project on social media i’ve been able to submit it to a couple of online exhibiting opportunities. it felt good to feel proud and positive about submitting it to upcoming online exhibitions. i […]
this part of my emergency funding was about considering grounding of myself relative to an unresolved aspect of my past practice. at times the journey i’ve been on has been difficult and emotional. i’ve had to hold a mirror up […]
it is with great pleasure and pride that i announce the interactive documentary(idoc) walking through the pandemic is available to view. the idoc has been created from contributions from an online community who came together to share their experiences. my role […]
upon returning to the research for prism, i feel the need to make some notes for a possible essay to accompany this work sometime in the future. it’s origins are from the early 1990’s. a time where i was making […]
walking through is at the preview stage. this means i’ve shared with the contributors their contributions within the work and now sharing with a small group of people who have been invited to look at the webpage introduction and the linked […]
hello. back for another post. still in a pandemic and still exploring the new areas of life this affords. this morning i’ve discovered dj hammy on mixcloud. found mixcloud because of the inclusion mixes moving there. so sunday morning, i’m […]
Once again I’ve been successful in getting a S2S pack to make moves putting an idea into action here in Plymouth! Here’s the Idea.. Amongst me and my fellow creative’s we have been chattering about ways that we can explode […]
the little an often strategy has got me through the last few months and this week i’ve had to take steps back from everything for a couple of days to see where i am at the moment. so what is […]
with everything i’m doing within my little an often covid-19 strategy, the stopping to reflect part has of late been something i’ve let slip a little. i am keeping daily notes for any potential report / evaluation needed by the […]
within the covid-19 pandemic we’ve experienced another horrendous loss of life in america, i refer to the death of geogre floyd. i was really embarrassed on tuesday because i didn’t see the black out tuesday thing till quite late – […]
——– invitation to contribute to the walking through project when lockdown started i was already experiencing the feeling that the world was slowing down. i can remember an evening where i stood and listened to sheep munching on the […]
hello, unusual times hey ! during the pandemic i’ve found that spending time walking has helped me to get some perspective of things. very early on i got a new insight into my dsylexia while on a walk. before the […]
today i’m beginning the documentation for the arts council covid-19 emergency fund supported project walking through the pandemic. in getting to this point i’ve tied myself into some huge knots through over thinking it a bit. it’s ok […]
working with an online community i orchestrated an interactive documentary (idoc) about walking through the pandemic.
the project has been gratefully supported by a grant from arts council england emergency response fund
so yes, oh yes – here i am – funded by the arts council – thank you so much – to research the question what can i do to re-ground myself ? in the post little and often #1 i discuss […]
my old gran had many amazing sayings and i found her words of some comfort at the beginning of the period we’ve got to know as lock down. her advice of doing a little and often was how i got […]
digital research made possible by a grant from the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund for individuals.
A short explanation of feeling visible..
Hen Norton explores the use of fundraising platforms online and offers her top ten tips to help you build a sustainable creative business or project, and reach a wider and more engaged network of supporters through crowdfunding.
I ran my crowdfunding campaign (to help with foundry costs to cast my sculpture in bronze) with nothing but preliminary drawings, maquettes and digital visualisations of the piece in situ. Bearing in mind that in the past my art has […]