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Silence

We took the kids to YSP yesterday and upstairs in the chapel overlooking Chiharo Shiota’s installation is a small book on silence. The kids’ bags provided in the gallery also contain ear defenders for blocking out sound whilst creating sculptures […]

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Striking Chords

I do love a dictionary/glossary definition and this is from Wikipedia’s Glossary of United Kingdom railway terms Chord: A curve connecting two otherwise-unconnected rail lines that lie at tangents to that curve (Usually both lines are straight, one being at […]

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Walking with the Waste Land – pushing boundaries with Terminalia

  So here we have a walk in Seasalter (not Margate) in the middle of February, not a gallery in sight. Pushing boundaries with Walking with The Waste Land #icanconnect. A Photo diary of  our walk, with some commentary: http://elspethpenfold.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/walking-with-waste-land-photo-diary-mud.html […]

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2013, Dual Compositions

Work developed as a result of my growing interest in an underlying connectedness, holding an affinity with Huxley’s view of ancient Chinese landscapes as metaphors for the ‘Antipodes of the mind.’  Research and influences included: Expressionism, colour theory, Jung, Richard Wilhelm, […]

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grids

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, […]

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The Butterfly

My fourth short film is taken from a poem I wrote a few years ago while experiencing quite severe depression and would take a lot of long walks across the city, mostly looking at the ground.  I initially made a […]

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Day Figure

Tog-Figurn (Day-Figures, 1930) Debora Vogel was born on the 4th of January. And to mark this day here is a short piece referring to her Top-Figurn poetry collection, an example of literary Cubism with its characteristic play of contours, colours […]

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Mannequins

Manekinen (Mannequins, 1934) Manekinen collection is a subtle and ironic criticism of the state of society – the world of goods and advertising where objects become autonomous, mass produced, alienated from human agency. The border between what is real and […]

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Sound Store Success!

After a few weeks of time off from the internship due to a house move, holidays, e.t.c. I was back at Glen Finglas to finalise the audio interpretation work for the internship project. The blackbox device had been sent off […]

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Poets and Peace

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I’ve come late to the love of poetry, so I don’t know some of the things I should perhaps. I had a grammar school education which I tried to ignore as best I could. Even […]

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