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Exploring San Luis Potosí

In the morning of the fourth day I completed and published the Spotify playlist for the Museo Leonora Carrington. In the afternoon Antonio and I went to explore the city centre. He took me round all the main tourist sites and pointed […]

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Documenting

My third day was spent documenting the Museo, looking at the collection in more detail but also the building. I also began thinking about the Spotify playlist and what I would like to include in it. I didn’t want it […]

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Planning

On my second day Antonio and I sat down and made a plan for my stay, which days I would visit the university, when I would make a public presentation of my work, visit to Xilitla and Mexico City. We […]

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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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Documenting the clothes and the landscape.

Each time I explored an area of train tracks in search of clothing, I took a camera and a light. I had not done this before as I normally collect clothes without recording the environment. The decision to do this […]

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Workshop with MARCO Museum, Monterrey.

With help from the A-N Travel Bursary, I traveled to Monterrey in Northern Mexico, where I co-ran a four day workshop in one of Mexico’s main Museums of Contemporary Art, MARCO, with artist Marysa Dowling http://www.marysadowling.co.uk/ The workshop was titled […]

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Site specific workshop

In Saltillo I met with local artists and art students from The University of Coahuila, we visited the train tracks and I held a short workshop where I introduced my working processes. During this workshop I was shown areas of […]

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Los Desconocidos (The Unknowns)

In February I received the A-N Travel Bursary to enable me to return to Mexico where I began the first stage of a new major body of work.

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Settling into life at La Ceiba Gráfica

Week One at La Ceiba Gráfica has been about gathering equipment and materials to begin setting up my temporary screen print studio. And as I have been given a space on the beautiful new mezzanine overlooking the new ‘Taller de […]

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Mexico in colour

One of those serendipitous moments while I was waiting to hear about possible dates for making a trip to learning about natural dyes and pigments here in Mexico, I’m just collecting my bag after going to an excellently curated show […]

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