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REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE

I sort of feel as if I should be making more effort to save the planet. I’ve been thinking about it in my work for quite a while – how to use more environmentally methods and materials – but actually there […]

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180 degrees for an hour

3.30pm One of the things that I made a considered decision about during the Once In A Universe project was that I would embrace the use of the materials of the Anthropocene – silicone, plastics and batteries being the main […]

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Untitled blog post from "Project Me"

[Thursday] Tomorrow Klas and I have another look at a potential new studio. I really want, and need, to find somewhere to settle and get on with making. Without such a place it is all to easy for me to […]

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Remembering what it is

Thinking about a new work for a group show, May 2018 … The show celebrates a significant anniversary of an independent gallery that I showed with in 2009. I like the idea of making something that references the piece that […]

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Stiwdio Maelor residency progress

This last week at Stiwdio Maelor will from a basis of collecting further surface castings in Corris; these will form a series of development and research for a new body of work. Since beginning this residency my work has developed […]

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Corris (floor work development)

The works during this residency have developed into a ‘series’ based on Corris and has therefore become a site-specific development of a new body of work. I’ve began to investigate spatial relationships between the organic and industry; using casting processes […]

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Joseph Beuys Inspiration

After a recent visit to Berlin, I had the opportunity to see works by Joseph Beuys Das Kapital Raum 1970 – 1977 at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fur Gegenwart including his film and performance works as video documentation and […]

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images questions materials

this post is a roll together of images, arising questions and an exciting delivery of materials! …its a chaotic post because its holidays, the boys are home, my Dad is staying and we have tons to do. It has been […]

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Vår konst – Open studios iv

Next to my name and venue number in the guide it says (because that is what I wrote in my entry form): Installation and objects. I wonder if people have been intrigued or confused by that description. From chatting with […]

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Make Art, Save Money

Hi everyone, I’d like to introduce you to the Make Art, Save Money Facebook group. The group’s been set up to share ideas and articles and ask questions related to saving money on art supplies and exhibitions, and cutting our overheads. Please […]

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Some final thoughts

So now it’s time to sum up something of what I’ve done with my bursary. I have experimented with casting resin into blocks and worked with Meltdowns in Ramsgate to learn some of the technical stuff and done lots of […]

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Studio Visit 2

I’m posting this a bit late as Anna Townley visited my studio a couple of weeks back now. It’s really interesting to host two studio visits in a week; each person brings their own responses based on their own practices […]

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The Cellar

Coming into this residency after such an intense year on the MFA I wanted to allow myself to revisit and re-evaluate my practice. The Cellar instantly reminded me of my previous work when I drew focus to serial killers and […]

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Exchange Residency

​Exchange run an art residency programme providing support for early career artists, focusing on development of practise, critical discussion and the exchange of ideas.
Follow my journey and experiences during my six week residency at The Finborough Arms.

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Falling In and Out of Love

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here For the last 15 years I have spent most Friday mornings life drawing. It has always been a discipline and exercise I love. But I’m not really getting anywhere with it, I’m not concentrating hard […]

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The end is nigh!

Eva Hesse Documentary at the ICA The screening of Eva Hesse at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London was an in depth journey of understanding the life and work of the artist. She truly dedicated her short life to her […]

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Stepping out of my practice & Sidney Nolan Trust Residency

I’ve recently been visiting exhibitions and exploring artists work in the flesh, Nairy Baghramian’s Scruff of the Neck at the Marian Goodman Gallery blew me away. The space itself and her material choice was a new encounter to objects that […]

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Organic Abstraction

I am heavily interested in the notion of fragmented materials and the organic matter; this is an endless focus in my practice through my choice of materials. The second work for my MFA show is a 7 foot x 4 […]

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Under Construction

The making of the show is well and truly under way; however there are some hurdles that are causing problems. I’ve been spending quality and intimate time with the work in a solitude space as I feel that this is […]

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Current state of mind

It’s been a few weeks since I last updated my blog; it’s been a busy month to say the least but I’ve had some exciting news and fantastic opportunities. Most recently I was selected as a member of The Royal […]

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