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Writing for Incident Mag- coverage of TF2016.

During my time at Tempting Failure, as well as performing I was fortunate enough to be invited to write about the performances alongside other artists and also David LaGaccia of Incident Magazine. I wrote my responses to the work of […]

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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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Tempting Failure CIC 2016: Reflection post #1

Tempting Failure CIC 2016. 21st-29th July. London. I attended Tempting Failure for the almost the full duration of the festival, only missing day 1 . I performed on 25th and 28th at Hackney showrooms. I was also able to immerse […]

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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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MFA practice, Cardiff School of Art & Design

This year we have had three members blog about their practice during an MFA at Cardiff School of Art & Design. In depth analysis and self-reflection, along with inspiring material exploration and exciting performance work are discussed in blogs by […]

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Preparations are underway for Tempting Failure 2016

I am feeling a mixture of nerves and excitement as Tempting Failure 2016 is fast approaching. The festival runs from the 21st – 29th July and tickets are available here. My performance will be on the evening of the 28th July alongside […]

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Red Tape

I have been thinking about how I can use my limitations as material and it seems that it is the ‘red tape’ that comes with creating work within an institutional setting that is the boundary stopping me from progressing with […]

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Jumping over the hurdles.

It has been a while since I updated my blog… I hope to catch up over the next few days. Now feels like a good time to look back over the challenges that the past month or so have brought […]

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Exploring the mouth as an autonomous site.

During Poppy Jacksons workshop we did an exercise that explored the mouth. I stood opposite Poppy for 5 mins with my fingers inside her mouth, and hers inside mine. We explored eachothers mouths; feeling the structure, the textures, listening to […]

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Getting lost in my thoughts

As time passes so too does it seem to speed up. With the intense experience of the passing of time and the impending assessment, self declaration and judgement, the level of introspection also seems to deepen. I am so in […]

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Context and nature of the work

How do I feel stuck yet have so many ideas and thoughts relating to my practice. The work feels very open so far and has a clear, strong sense and essence of play; however some aspects have a controllable element. […]

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Distortion of gender and the female form

This week has led me to the realisation of how materials and the human form; in my tutorial with Judit we discussed what my exact context for the work is and the interests that engage the work. Is it the […]

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Caught up and ready to explore

So, it has been a while! And I’m not entirely sure why! I suppose life has been pretty busy. Returning to the studio and the course after Christmas means facing up to assessment. To be honest, I enjoyed the process- […]

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Subconscious Collaboration.

During my time at CSAD so far I have been sharing a studio space with the lovely Lisa Evans. Lisa also writes her blog here on A-N. I am really appreciative of sharing a space with someone who is so […]

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Bronze casting process development.

Over the past few weeks I have been attending workshops to learn the process of bronze casting. Although I hadn’t had an idea in my mind that I could see leading to Bronze casting previously I decided that this was […]

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