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Rise of The Replicators

In my first post for this blog back in March I wrote about The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins’ theories about the origins of life, and the “exceedingly improbable” occurence of The Replicator – a molecule which had the ability to […]

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A Modern Miracle

I was just re-reading my blog entry and looking at those images which I’ve been thinking about printing. I suddenly realised what has been the subliminal influence underpinning the way I want to make those images look. Here again is one […]

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From Stone to Seed

I had a few moments of doubt and distraction this week. I was thinking about what my next print should be. My mind began to wander to all the loose ends and unresolved works I’ve made over the years and […]

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Once In a Universe

Bringing together ideas about growth, transmutation and evolution in a period of rapid social, political, environmental and technological change. Image above: “Blood Music” from a collaboration with photographer Vicki Painting.

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What an amazingly useful thing a blog is!

More than three years ago in 2013 I wrote, “…back in June or July, I was unexpectedly put forward for an opportunity at Phoenix Arts in Brighton. Things progressed and excitingly, I have now been offered the chance to curate an exhibition […]

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Everyday stress

Of course there is art therapy for traumatic experiences or mental health issues but what about the everyday stress? I understand that the people who need art therapy is the people in need the most the people with mental health […]

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Forward Planning

“These are dual compunctions: distance ourselves from the messy bits of life on the one hand, transcend the finality of death on the other” Sven Birkerts, The Gutenburg Elegies

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How To Do Proper Networking

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Networking Events are bloody hard work if you ask me. I’ve been to a few, wandering about with a weirdly flavoured crisp in my hand and a glass of warm white vinegar… or perhaps a […]

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‘Baby baby’, 2015/6

‘Baby baby’  Tissue paper, 2015/6 The power of birth! This particular piece is identifying our beginning, the hopes and dreams of a new life, innocence and happiness. All before LIFE’S stuff, incidents and perceptions are propelled, like the drivers in […]

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Another Woman

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here My blogging art-sister Sonia Boué, a new twitter follower @cabformrsmutton and I have found ourselves discussing the taboo of menstruation and menopause (maybe because we are “women of a certain age”?) We all know the mechanics […]

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The Binge and the Pendulum

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Is it a “me” thing? or an “artist” thing? or a “woman” thing? There’s not really any balance about any of it, there’s no “everything in moderation” about any of it either. I am a […]

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THREAD

   AUDIOBLOG – Please click here After my last post about not being bothered about the theory of others being applied to any work I might do, it not being my problem, I started to think about my own philosophy… […]

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Practice

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I’ve been thinking about the educational contexts I find myself in… have found myself in… and how my work is influenced by my life in education…   My own early education wasn’t that unusual […]

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unexpected news

this blog is dedicated to the notion of doing something for the hell of it. i’ve looked forward to launching it for several weeks. it is with sadness though that i make this first post.  i didn’t expect to hear […]

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Money, Freedom, Balance

I’ve been talking to a young friend about balance. Actually, she is the daughter of friends of ours, but recently, through Facebook, across the oceans (she is currently in Australia) this bright young artist and I have found we have […]

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THE NEW IMMORTALS

A research project exploring super-longevity in an age of scientific miracles.

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LIFE Now

LIFE Now began as a project with mentoring support thanks to an a-n Re:View bursary in 2013 exploring “What can we understand as LIFE in the 21st century, when advances in bio-science and technology mean that scientists can create and craft […]

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