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Stalled

And then, coronavirus hit. We’d been hearing the news from Italy, the few cases in a ski resort not far from Grenoble, and then it was clearly becoming established throughout France. Educational establishments were shut down in early March – […]

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Development to sudden halt

A long hiatus since my last post. Obviously, a lot has happened since then… In this post I want to talk about how I was working in the couple of weeks before confinement kicked in (on 17 March in France, […]

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Untitled blog post from "Trees in the city"

As I walk around the city centre and other areas, I’m still feeling disturbed by how unloved the trees seem to be, and how it’s sometimes hard to feel their presence even though there are so many of them. It’s […]

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Stratum – AN Artist Bursaries 2019

As part of the bursary funded project I embarked on another two day research trip to Bristol to work with Ralph Hoyte and Phil Phelps to continue working on Stratum, a research and development project investigating the intersection of traditional […]

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Learning

I should have known from previous experience that blogging in the middle of a big  intense project wasn’t going to happen. I’m looking back, 6 or so  months on, at my last posts and my intentions to write here about […]

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Good News

Where did January and half of February go? The last six weeks have passed in a blur of activity. We got the fantastic news at the beginning of January that our grants for the arts funding bid to Arts Council […]

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Red & Green

A studio visit with curator Helen Nisbet (currently curatorial fellow at Cubitt Gallery London) included discussion around mapping spaces, particularly the presentation and re-presentation of place in paint.  I have been deeply involved in a commission to make work in […]

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AiR Journey #2 – Begin with the End in Mind

      I set out with good intentions to write regular posts throughout this project and find I am lacking in this regard. I can make excuses such as juggling 4 school runs a day, then school holidays, 3 […]

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AiR Journey #1 – Start where you Are

I have a meeting in Taunton at 11am. According to Google maps, it’s a 2-hour drive. I follow the instructions dictated out loud by my phone the whole way ‘at the roundabout take the third exit and stay on the […]

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Fragmenting a Mapping

Doreen Massey’s, ‘For Space’, chapter 11 ‘Slices through Space’. Maps, Massey writes present space as a surface that is both complete and closed, they provide ‘an order in things’(1), and allow us to find where we are and the route […]

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Continuing to Plot

As I reach the end of my residency the last few days have been very productive, including lots of studio time and a climb up Cadair Idris. In previous blogs I mention man made interventions and this seems to have […]

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Thinking about How to Plot

Over the last few days I have continued to work with what I have gathered on walks. Thinking about my place within the landscape being walked, it being dramatic in its scale and impression on me, mountainous, and very isolated […]

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Arriving at Stiwdio Maelor

Arriving Sunday 16th August to begin my residency at Stiwdio Maelor in Corris, staying until 1st September. Corris is located in a beautiful setting at the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. I am immediately taken with the relationship between […]

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Exploring ideas about space

A few months ago I was invited by Kaavous Clayton to participate in a group exhibition exploring ideas around how space, places and territories are mapped through various methods in order to gain an understanding and perhaps an ownership of […]

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Mapping Collaboration

http://mappingcollaboration.blogspot.co.uk/. A participatory exhibition that examines creatively working together and explores how our values for collaboration could be visually expressed, incorporated and mapped.

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