Millree Hughes is seen here with legendary filmmaker Nick Zedd at the opening of our Involuntary México show in Metro Hidalgo, México City. It’s so good to see Nick there along with many from México City’s vibrant art world, metro […]
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the city moves on the sweat of workers smoking mirrors I’m at the dentist’s later today. I’ll be thinking as the drill buzzes of how impossible it seemed after my heart attack, actually even before, that I would be having […]
An exhibition as large as Involuntary México, our show in México City’s Metro Hidalgo Station, cannot come together without the hard work, the sweat, of many people, many workers. Here are just some of them pictured with my long time […]
Was so happy to get this photograph from the team installing our show ‘Involuntary México’ in Hidalgo Metro Station, México City, CDMX. The Show opens on Saturday 7th September and has over 900 pieces in it plus video installations featuring […]
Involuntary México my show in México City with my long time friend and collaborator NYC based artist Millree Hughes opens on Saturday and I can’t be there. I’m gutted. It’s not down to the 12 hour flight but to the […]
On the thirteenth day students at the Universitario had asked if Antonio and I would be willing to lead another crit of their work. I was very pleased that the students had enjoyed our previous session and we agreed to try […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
My first day at the Museo Leonora Carrington de San Luis Potosí I met the Director Antonio Garcia Acosta where he gave me a tour of the Museo and the Centro de las Artes. The Museo and Centro de las […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]