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Exploring Dynamic Materials – an a-n bursary project

This blog records an exciting collaborative project exploring dynamic materials that respond to changes in environmental conditions. Working with engineers we will create a series of prototypes over the next 8 months and explore their sculptural and architectural potential.

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Lighting up

A blog about my practice as an artist and lighting designer – and tracing my journey through the LIA certification course made possible through the A-N professional development bursary

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Launch of ‘Light Lab’ at Ouseburn Open Studios

Over 1300 people attended the Open Studios event this weekend and it was great to welcome visitors to my new experimental space at 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne.  The studio has no windows, yet I was delighted to […]

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Amazing Colours of Daylight

Watching the colours of daylight – waking to some amazing mornings these February/March days. Clear skies and warm hues slowly changing to a blue-white light.  In HDU at James Cook University Hospital, I am recreating this experience for a long-term […]

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Birds singing in James Cook University Hospital!!

Following success of the on-going light and projection installations in critical care, this week I met with natural sound recordist, Geoff Sample and Bennett Hogg from the Department of Music at Newcastle University. We met with Dr Edel Mcauley and […]

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Light and Projection in ICU

A light installation has been installed in critical care which creates an ambient light effect. It starts the day with a sunrise and changes throughout the day, ending in the warm light of sunset. This has received very positive responses […]

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Creating Dynamic Environments

I am delighted to have received Arts Council funding to create new work exploring the theme of the ‘dynamic environment’. This work will extend the ‘En’Light’en’ project to address new areas including the challenging critical care environment. The first stage […]

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The Great Exhibition 2018 : Imagine Peace

The Great Exhibition 2018 is a spectacular light and sound event for all ages. 17th -27th August. The title of the exhibition this year is “Imagine Peace” and visitors will be taken through a series of poignant, moving, beautiful and striking artworks and installations.

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Light, Critical Care and Delirium

For patients in intensive care and HDU, the environment can be frightening and disorientating. Sense of time disappears and without a view out, any connection to life outdoors and weather conditions is hard to maintain. This week at James Cook […]

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Exhibition photograper

HI I’d like to find a professional exhibitions photographer to document developing and finished work to show case, or possibly in the event to respond to. It would work better if the photographer’s own work is concerned with texture, light/ […]

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Leverhulme Artist in Residence – summary of achievements

After an exciting 2017, work completed during the Leverhulme residency was presented to the public at Ouseburn Open studios, stimulating interest and discussion around the theme of light and well-being. Work was exhibited at 36 Lime Street and this provided […]

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All in the detail – light

Re-imagining objects collected from recent beach walks I’m transfixed by the translucence of things. Lit from below, I can see through shells. New layers of surface and texture emerge, bringing new landscapes, perhaps the moon? Photographed closely I can see […]

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Small things

In time things accumulate. It is not always easy to notice. When dust starts to collect, it is only once it has gathered in swaythes, the sun comes out and casts new light on it, that it gets noticed. Grains […]

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‘Shoal’ brings new light to Biosciences!

Installed in August 2017 in the Biosciences Department of Durham University, this stunning installation sweeps through the space and is transforming the atrium with an amazing display of light and colour. On loan from the National Glass Centre and located […]

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