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Failure of Participation: Terminology Diagrams

Some interesting terminology diagrams form Failure of Participation :   The second diagram infers that dialogical practice overlaps with relational and is politcal (defers to criticality) and the dialogical only exists in the realms of the political and not in […]

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End of may

Almost a monthly post. Busy responding to a call from Dragons Den. Thought this may be the best route to get the message to most public that YOU CAN DO WHAT YOU WANT AS LONG AS IT IS ECO AND […]

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Another design issue with Koffin?

Today I’m in Norfolk delivering a Koffin to a customer – (yes they are not yet really for sale however) a spare prototype from the exhibition that Jonothan, a army veteran “with 2 years left” has given me some great […]

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Slow

  Applications are open for the 2018/19 Visual Artist Fellow with the Clore Leadership Programme. It’s 3 months since completing my 2017/18 Fellowship and 3 weeks after our official graduation at Tate Britain where Maria Balshaw, director of Tate gave […]

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Sunday Sunday

My first meeting with Anna – my mentor on the Konsten att delta (the Art of Participation) programme  – went well.  We chatted over tea and cake at the studio.  The programme matches native Swedish artists with non-native artists now […]

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Capacity for Decision Making

In his book Education for Socially Engaged Practice, Pablo Helguera explores what it means to work in a socially engaged manner; where the variables lie, the questions, experiments and issues. Early in the book he “establishes a tentative taxonomy”(1) to work […]

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FREEDOMINATION

Out of the two designs Davin and I produced during my research trip to Kansas City one was successful. We developed ‘freedomination’ in response to a brief to produce a billboard design that responds to ideas of freedom, set by […]

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AirBridge: Beauty and the Bridge

Reflecting on the beginning of my public programme as Artist in Residence at Tower Bridge, this entry shares the experience of leading a participatory art walk along the Thames…

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Professional Development Bursary from AN

This year I was awarded a professional development bursary from Artists Network to undertake a short residency in Cornwall with some visual artists from Shallal (an inclusive arts charity). This blog post shares my experiences of the residency and what I gained from taking part.

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Yardsticks

Artist with a participatory, enquiry-led practice seeks an alternative to the “more people == more better” metric for measuring success.

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meeting the high street minister

the high street minister visited belper today and i was lucky enough to meet her.  ok so it was very short in so much as i was there to assist chris so my meeting was as long as it took […]

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