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NOW SHOWING #226: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes sculpture at the New Art Centre, Wiltshire, Rose Wylie at the Serpentine’s Sackler Gallery, London, plus a different take on the threat of climate change at the University of Hertfordshire.

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The music of Finland

As a kid I became obsessed with the accordion, I’d seen street performers in Helsinki and Mikkeli in both summer and winter, and more often than not the sound was distinctly melancholic. This is due in part to the central and […]

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Destruction/ Physical Manipulation of Photographs

I am interested in the way in which Gerhard Richter created a vast number of ‘overpainted’ photographs.  These are categorised into groups such as ‘self portraits’ and ‘family’.  Each colour photograph has been overpainted with oil paint, and simply titled […]

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Deconstructing Objects

After researching Michael Landy’s Breakdown, primarily for my dissertation, I have become interested in unpicking everyday objects.  I found the processes Landy used to order, catalogue, destroy and document all of his possessions intriguing.  I especially was interested in how he kept […]

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The Finnish landscape and its influence.

Finland is well known for its vast stretches of forest and farmland broken up by some 187,888 lakes, the navigation of water through the land has over the year’s determined suitable areas for settlement and coincided with the development of […]

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DYS PH ASI A

“Folklore and hearsay fascinate me, how the myths and legends of the past affect our world today. I love telling stories that hover somewhere in the hinterland between fact and fantasy, whilst scratching at the surface of a truth. My […]

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  • Venue:
    Canolfan Maenofferen - Blaenau Ffestiniog Library
  • From:
    November 14, 2017
  • To:
    January 12, 2018
  • Location:
    Wales
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Research keeps us keeping on.

The project I undertook with help from an A-N travel bursary, allowed me firstly to explore parts of Finland I had not yet been to, this was one of the main reasons for its undertaking. I secondly wanted to put myself […]

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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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A Q&A with… Helen Cammock, artist shortlisted for Max Mara Art Prize for Women

The artist Helen Cammock’s exhibition ‘Shouting in Whispers’ at Cubitt Gallery, includes an hour-long film of the same title that features historical footage of protest and explores the idea of multiple histories. Fisun Güner talks to her about photography, the importance of words in her work, and discovering the writing of James Baldwin.

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Couple dancing in rural Finland

Thanks to an A-N Travel Bursary, foundations were laid for a photographic project exploring Finland’s rich history of couple dancing. The first leg took me around South Savonia in the east of Finland and this blog is a kind of unravelling of the people and places I encountered.

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The Moor

I have been continuing my work on my Moor series which was instigated by a trip away to Derbyshire. I’ve extended this remit to essentially include the more wildish aspects of the UK countryside as I normally spend most of […]

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