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Displaced Portraits

I presently have a drawing on show in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize. It’s one of a slowly emerging series of works under the title: ‘Displaced Portraits’. ‘Displaced Portraits’ is an ongoing series of silverpoint drawings based on people […]

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Dungeon Crawling 2: Open the Caves!

The bursary I received from a-n was for experimenting with bringing ideas around game-journeying and space-making into my practice, particularly through learning how to render a digital space in 3D. In my last blog post I wrote about the research […]

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Translating at Turner Contemporary

This year Turner Contemporary have this great sculpture, in place of a Christmas tree: And here’s what Turner Contemporary have to say about it: Visit Turner Contemporary this December and be inspired by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan’s alternative Christmas tree installation […]

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Drawing in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

There’s less than a week to go until the opening of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018. The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is the new incarnation of what used to be the Jerwood Drawing Prize. Every year I […]

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Professional Development Bursary 2018: Research trip to Mexico

A research trip to Mexico to visit the Museo Leonora Carrington de San Luis Potosí, Las Pozas in Xilitla and Mexico City, followed by research dissemination and engagement activity in Margate.

Supported by a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company.

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Walking with the Waste Land – pushing boundaries with Terminalia

  So here we have a walk in Seasalter (not Margate) in the middle of February, not a gallery in sight. Pushing boundaries with Walking with The Waste Land #icanconnect. A Photo diary of  our walk, with some commentary: http://elspethpenfold.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/walking-with-waste-land-photo-diary-mud.html […]

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2017 – How was it for you? #8: Anna Colin and Laurence Taylor, co-directors, Open School East

Beginning with a move from East London to Margate, 2017 has been an eventful time for Open School East that has included becoming an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation in the 2018-22 funding round. With the accessibility of art education becoming an evermore vital issue for the visual arts, its co-directors look back on their first year by the sea.

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digesting politics in margate

  digesting politics brunch at Resort Studios Margate, 23/7/2017 “Is this the MP?” – “Yes” – “Let’s go and ask him about the Youth Centre.” “Hello, would you like to have a name tag?” “Have you counted how many we […]

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