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It happened….

It happened. I can’t quite believe it. I remember when I got the news that I had received the a-n bursary. I jumped into the living room where my husband was sat watchign tv and shouted “I got the bursary!”. […]

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The Bravest Little Street in England

It’s ready! I have completed my wet plate collodion journey, and am ready to exhibit the works. The 29 ambrotypes of current male residents of Altrincham represent each of the men from Chapel St who failed to return from the […]

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Ambrotypes

It’s been a while since my last blog post. But it’s been a VERY productive while. I’ve learnt loads since then. I can now say that I’m pretty confident at the wet plate collodion process. As well as creating many […]

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Red turkey twill

All 100 pillowcases are now cast and waiting to be sanded and finished later this month. However, my research has continued and uncovered some very interesting pieces of information amongst the archive. Some years ago when I first began looking […]

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A relevant metaphor – Pillowcases part 2

My studio is currently a hive of activity; a great relief after the cold weather making it difficult to work in there. One end is covered in piles of neatly, and some not so neatly, folded pillow cases. the piles […]

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The Dead Are A Job

Reflecting on the ‘Maggie monument’ debate and commemorative arts as an artist working today

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Old Ground

Earlier this year I went back to Hungary. I haven’t been for many years but every visit I make the pilgrimage to my Grandmothers apartment, the ancestral home as it were.  When I was a child, we’d go visit every […]

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Heavy With Sleep

In his later years, my father had a woman, Timéa (Timi) who came to help with the cooking and cleaning. After he died and I took on the house I decided that it made sense for her to keep coming. […]

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A Death in the Family

This blog looks at the reoccurring themes that manifest in and influence my work considering where they might come from.

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Seeing Things

In 2010 I was invited to participate in a small group show with artists Melanie Stidolph (www.melaniestidolph.com) and Richard Paul (www.richardgpaul.co.uk) called Pareidolia. This is a phenomenon that describes the human mind’s tendency to perceive recognizable shapes and images in […]

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Week 5: 15th – 21st Oct 2012

The week began with an interesting round table discussion about the recent exhibition ‘Milky Way You Will Hear Me Call’ by Emma Bolland, Judit Bodor and Tom Rodgers. As the project is still in its R&D phase, it was interesting […]

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