Walking between viewing points.
Sneaking under surfaces.
Pausing where paths cross.
When I have activities growing in parallel, it is at their intersections that the most interesting shifts occur. This blog is an opportunity to consider the interplay between projects.
In recent years many artists have moved from major conurbations to smaller towns or cities in the UK, with access to cheaper work space and accommodation, improved health and wellbeing, and the need for stronger community networks among the factors influencing their decision to relocate. In this guide, Dan Thompson explores the many and varied reasons why artists move to a new place.
People and Places / Contemporary Art and the New Forest
‘Haecceity is the becoming individual from having been undifferentiated. It is something very concrete, a thickness, like a drawing, and describes a process of individuation, like when drawing.’ http://ojs-lib.tudelft.nl/index.php/footprint/article/view/748 As previously explained the concept of Haecceity stems from the philosopher […]
I was tickled by an article I found in the ‘i’ newspaper, which I bought from the WH Smith on the station platform last Thursday, having just completed the run. The headline read: ‘Briton pulled over for trying motorway […]
I am really pleased that the film I made during the residency and screened at the Festival will feature as part of the FiliArt programme of exhibitions, performances and screenings during the upcoming (Feminism in London) FiLia conference on 14-15 October 2017 at the Institute of Education in London.
I’ll be spending three weeks as artist in residence in the Attic Studio at Stiwdio Maelor in Corris, North Wales. Having spent the last few months isolated from my practice this residency is an opportunity to research, engage and focus […]
To comprehend the subject of cultural sexual exploitation and visually decipher it’s many constructs; I started drawing, experimenting with ink, form, the age of the girl and her poise. In figures XXXVIII the girl is alone and younger. The spots […]
Welsh poetry has a system of rhymes, alliterations and counter-stresses called cynghanedd (being 1000 years older than English, there are strong roots beneath that rubble strewn ground). Despite being a bit of a mathematical formula, and fairly easy to follow, […]
Tracking the development of new work for the Wealden Literary Festival 2017
This work attempts to expose and retell ‘her-story’ over-ruling the past and present cultural guidelines of what was important and upheld.
October 2016 onwards I’ll be responding to the changes going on at Clydach with the A465 roadworks.
I am part of a group of creatives responding to the site and we have a website http://clydach.weebly.com/
I’ve been reading up about various cultural notes linked with the Clydach Gorge collaboration and in looking at a Wiki entry on how Mary Frances Frere came to write about Indian folklore, the phrase What started as an idle conversation […]
In the two short films I’ve made recently (In search of the unreal n.01 and n.02) the sections that interest me the most are the views seen through another train. They offer multiple perspectives simultaneously – the train I’m travelling […]
After working at home taking photographs and separating stuff into piles for a few weeks I lost perspective, questioning what it is I’m actually doing. Am I just getting ready to move to a different country or am I working […]
Have trimmed my obligations to make way for concentrating more on the essentials of making work and keeping afloat. Have given myself a horrible ultimatum, which is If I haven’t done x, y and z by this time next year […]