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Exhibition

So the exhibition Simulacrum comes to an end. Last day is Saturday, tomorrow. So a few more photographs of the installation. The residency continues, but next week will be take down the exhibition instead. So a bit of a delay […]

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Simulacrum the Sequel

Residency continues and Devices 2 print run is now complete.  Also other pieces are either further developed or complete.  Some examples are pictured here along with the layout print part finished for Devices 2, it is still wet so I […]

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Simulacrum the Sequel

Back in the print room yesterday.  Working on Devices 2 at the moment and also more Reportage pieces.  I am working with a more varied colour range now on some of the pieces.  So far it is working, as it […]

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Simulacrum the exhibition plus

Well the exhibition is up and launched.  What a turn out, all went well on the launch night with visitors from near and far.  Started with some chat with students, then Simon was introduced to me and a tour and […]

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Exhibition statement

The exhibition is ready to go.  Launch is on Thursday evening 9th March. Here is my statement from the catalogue. A few words from the artist. The simulacrum project starts from the premise that a copy might be an imitation […]

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Shetland, 2017

a month as Artist in Residence at Sumburgh Head Lighthouse & Visitor Centre

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Exhibition installation

The exhibition is installed thanks to Carol and Glen who helped me put it all up. It’s perhaps a bit odd in a way, but the work always seems somehow different when it is up on the walls in an […]

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Exhibition on its way

Busy week again. Preparations for the residency exhibition, and a hole lot of teaching. The work for the exhibition is all prepared and those to be framed are all fitted, except one which needs new glass.  Sort that out tomorrow. […]

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Jim Lambie,  Sun Visor, 2014, 56x76 cm, pigment print with spray paint addition in a varied edition of 50. Courtesy: Glasgow Print Studio
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Pictures of… five decades of printmaking

An exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio presents over five decades of prints from the organisation’s archive, and includes work by 52 artists spanning screenprinting, lithograph, etching and much more.

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final series for exhibition done

  Well here it is. Work for the final series of prints for the exhibition. . . . Well the stencils anyway, which ever way you look at it.  They are the work, though not the works.  Yes poor puns. […]

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progress

Progress is good.  This week two days in the print room and prints spilling right over the table.  The whole Simulacrum series is now complete.  The News Stand series is done to stage one of two, so next week stage […]

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Devices and the like

So the first print run of the Devices series is done (pictured here all in green). Now I am back in the print room again, some of the work in progress is either complete or very near. The other piece […]

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sign, index and language

The sketchbook never empties, not all ideas manage to get out.  But some will.  This page further explores the connections and/or disparities between sign and index.  An odd statement perhaps, as we think of them as different; hence the different […]

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Documenting the project

Throughout the posts I’ve outlined the progress of the project and the working processes that I adopted during my visits to Colne and Nelson and while developing the print-based work. Below I’ve compiled a series of images that document the […]

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Completing the project

With the closure of The Shop and shortage of time towards the end of the project I’ve had to reconsider the format of my final printed output for ‘Think, Question, Print’. In truth I had no concrete idea for the […]

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Creative Development

Between August and October I produced a number of printed pieces in response to the days spent in Colne and Nelson; the development of these pieces is described in more detail in previous posts and photos of the drypoint and […]

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Frustrations, Lessons and Questions

As outlined in previous posts, the direction that ‘Think, Question, Print’ has taken in the latter stages has been disappointing and frustrating. When I received the funding and began planning the project I aimed to devote a significant amount of […]

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The Shop

In earlier posts I’ve described The Shop and it’s place in both the Nelson community and Think, Question, Print. As a resource it’s been fantastic offering a base during my research trips and a pool of local contacts. In September […]

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Helen Oxley

At the beginning of October I met with artist Helen Oxley in Nelson at The Shop. As Helen lives and works locally I was keen to speak with her about Think, Question, Print to hear her opinion on the work […]

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expanding and developing

Semester one complete and much work done too. And I am not stopping just because I have no access until January. There is sketchbook work I want to do, reflecting on practice, and I can prepare new work stencils etc. […]

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indulging in printmaking

I have been testing and preparing examples using lino and monotype techniques. I made these ready for January as I have been asked to deliver a printmaking course at the Ipswich Institute nearby for the spring term. I think I […]

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