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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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Plas Bodfa, The Manor House

On my first visit to Plas Bodfa, my father insisted on giving me a lift, he wanted to go to Llangoed and see the village and the manor house too. As we drove up to the house, he pointed out […]

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Bodfa Continuum

My research and response to Plas Bodfa, Anglesey, exploring the techniques of Victorian Cross Stitch. Part of the Plas Bodfa History Project. I am one of the artists selected to create work for the upcoming exhibition at the house.

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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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Plague for Plague’s Sake Episode 2 – Abracadabra

The second episode of ‘Plague for Plague’s Sake’, which is available to watch here,  sees me use the word ‘abracadabra’ to ward off unhealthy spirits.  This video was created at the same time as the first episode. As such, similar […]

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Borders

On reflection, my Lockdown project: Questing for Forest Cove ended up being about an old wall. I don’t remember why I ever looked at google maps that day but it led me to go in search of a ‘way’. A well worn […]

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Borders

On reflection, my Lockdown project: Questing for Forest Cove ended up being about an old wall. I don’t remember why I ever looked at google maps that day but it led me to go in search of a ‘way’. A well worn […]

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First screening of Watercress and Daffodils

The film took us so gently on a physical journey through the garden space, a mental journey through its history but also on an emotional journey – as we descended the space of the garden we explored some of the […]

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2. New Forest

I continued to research the New Forest, traversing the land, accessing archives and meeting with relevant arts professionals and local organisations to try to identify potential opportunities. The bursary not only provided me with some resources but also a vital […]

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The decision to use Bronze

I have resisted bronze until now, worrying about the weight of history it carries and the fact it is so often overused – an automatic ‘go-to’ to add perceived value, whether or not the material is appropriate or needed.  But […]

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Patinas

Plain bronze colour is pale pink to yellow, depending on the type of bronze used.  A patina is simply a dye or chemical reaction added, with heat, to the surface to change the colour.  It is then sealed with a […]

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Sim cards

I wanted to cast a sim card as part of my thinking about data and how the objects and memory is stored. A bit tricky but one worked.

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Wolfsonian Museum & Archive

I also visited the Wolfsonian Museum and Archive last year on my visit to Miami, and it was wonderful to extend my research on this visit to explore more in-depth archives that I had only just touched upon. The Wolfsonian […]

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New York, New York!

I visited New York and Miami over the last two weeks, and made the very most of every moment whilst I was there, so I am writing these blog posts on reflection. This is also helping me process everything I […]

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