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a week at the museum

my week has been spent at derby museums sites being part of the delivery team for four public programme sessions – diverse and interesting : tuesday buildings   wednesday accidental art   thursday muddy masterpeices   friday bugs and beasts […]

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once more

once more i sit staring at the blank blog post entry and negotiate with myself how to begin.  i do this ignoring my overall mood – one of tired hot slightly low yet upbeat at the same time.  i have […]

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Art etc. No. 5

Art etc. No. 5 Thinking Reading Filling in forms Updating CV Applying for commissions Improving artist statement Building online portfolio Getting press folder revised Emailing Collaborating Planning Editing post-doc draft (again) Creating project plan Looking at ACE form Well, what […]

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visiting the site

i’ve visited the silk mill site this week – at the invitation of the museum trust’s site manager.  we spent an hour walking round. here are a few of my highlights from the visit.       a leftover question […]

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working out of block :

this is nice – a wednesday morning and i sit down to write a blog post.  on radio 4 is a dialogue between male politician and female reporter, electoral fraud was mentioned briefly however my focus is on the renewed […]

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speaking of feedback

like pebbles on a beach i reach for my experiences this week to gather them together to draw them all into one place.  i gather up the photos of buxton, the heat wave and the latest mens circle meeting. beginning in […]

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the way of things

i like getting to friday and taking some time to reflect back over my week.  this one has been varied and i’m pleased to write today about a feeling of clearing i have. i feel i’ve cleared some troubling energy […]

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Studio – Intensive Day 9

Studio-Intensive Day 9 Well, last day of my plan. It has been a headlong, packed week that is intended to project my development forward. Forwards and upwards. Would have liked more feedback and input but, the nature of things is […]

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waiting for the haze to clear

I read the entry from may. without holding the feelings I had when I wrote them,  the words take on a new appearance. The words are a little bizarre – I’m reading them like they were written by someone else. […]

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Studio- Intensive day 2

Day 2 Stream of random thoughts, not necessarily coherent. Blog is a form of practice. Described water whilst swimming in a Norwegian fjord a few years ago as sharp. The water in my pool where I swam today was soft. […]

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Supermarket IV

As seems to be the way busy days at the fair, dinner with the friend I was staying with, arriving back in Enköping late last Sunday evening and an intense week with both work and the new studio put pay […]

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It all takes time

I’ve been scratching my head trying to think what to write about this month. When I review the art I have been working on it all seems rather paltry, although I know I have been busy. This has led me […]

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Fits, starts and future plans

So, where to begin? It has been a long time time since my last post…a very long time. Happily I have not been at a total standstill practice wise…in fact I have been pretty busy over the last few months […]

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balance between bouts of tired

well – my last post was a bit dramatic !  i wasn’t feeling too good.  i’m recovering from a self diagnosed vitamin d deficiency and there is a possiblity of something else as yet undiagnosed. my previous post caught the […]

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schemas and freelining

wrapped up against the current cold i find a warm corner to record and reflect upon what i’ve been doing lately.  the young coproducers network and on going research for the skin and bone trio. the network, funded by an artists […]

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hands on

snow ! again !  there’s a bitter wind blowing too.  i had to get out into it with the dog to get some perspective on my week and my weekend.  i take a customary moment to stare out the window […]

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binary ?

post dinner and we’re all sat solitary in the living room, our faces lit by our devices, the dog sleeps.  i glance through the curtains at the last of the daylight backlighting a chimney and digital arial.  this day has […]

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time between

out of the window i see natures marks place upon a foggy canvas.  the recent extreme weather affording time to eat, relax, tidy piles of paper and spend time with the family.  my fingers tingling with excitement as i compose […]

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big snow day

part of being human is the sharing of experience and today is one of those once in a while days.  our dog florence jumps up onto the window sill and once again sets to watch the swirling snow fall with […]

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sticks and stones

my phone has been lighting up with yellow warnings of snow – i look out the window and the bight sunlight makes my eyes squint, the bluesky clear of cloud.  warnings of things to come. its been half term so […]

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top tip starting

i glance over to the window – the afternoon sun lighting up  **** phone rings ***** sometime later its getting dark now, my earlier happy mood further helped by a really positive phone call that potentially will led into something […]

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g_w_g

i’ve met with the skin and bone trio. greg, walt and geogre have been playing together for about 18 months and they are looking to add visual elements to their set.     we met in the first floor function […]

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january review

i settle down to make a review of my janaury 2018, florence has taken to eric’s chair – i think she realises that once the laptop comes out in the morning we’ll not be going out for our walk for […]

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