v I have Returned to Ritherdon! All the catching up, calendar sharing and phase one sounding out is now complete! Here are a few initial points of focus: Lean Manufacturing Philosopy- what is it and how is it put into […]
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An artist residency at manufacturer Ritherdon & Co Ltd, taking place between Feb 2019 – Aug 2020. A development from an Art in Manufacturing 2 residency for the National Festival of Making 2018. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
https://vimeo.com/215108977 Half of my installation at the inaugural National Festival of Making last week included a documentary film. It is the result of an embedded period working both with the MGS Technical Plastics and the town of Blackburn itself…… Statement: […]
On Friday I spent the morning interviewing staff at MGS Technical Plastics for my film. Three have worked with the company for 26 years, another just 7 weeks. It’s interesting and enlightening to be given access to a manufacturing work-force […]
Engaging in a detailed way with industrial manufacturing means immersing oneself in a world of language, techniques and processes that are at times utterly surprising. The products produced in the factory today have ranged from a very high end car […]
I’m 48 hours into a residency that’s as focused upon manufacturing timelines and heritage-based narratives as the Fourth Industrial Revolution and competitive strategies. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and supported by arts commissioners Super Slow Way, the Art in […]
‘Waste doesn’t come from itself. It is the mirror of our society…it is the mirror of who we are’ Philip Heylen, Antwerp, Belgium. Vice-mayor for Culture and Tourism at Stad Antwerpen Today marks the end of the official conference talks in […]