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Votive Shrines

As mentioned in the previous post, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Collemacchia and tried to refrain from researching too much before I arrived. One thing that I did find out about, prior to embarking on the residency, […]

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Collemacchia – Reflecting on a residency

In July I travelled to Collemacchia, a tiny village situated in the National Park of Abruzzo in the Molise region of Italy, to take part in an artist residency with The Museum of Loss and Renewal. I’ve never had the opportunity […]

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The Process: Making the Placards

I’m been busy getting stuck in with the making of the placards. Tearing lightweight Japanese paper to size, prepping screens & ink, screen printing the multiple portraits (with George Barron, Double Elephant Print Workshop Screen Tech/Tutor), composing and gluing the […]

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“Blossoming as an artist”

The title of this post is a quote from a comment on these monoprints by an artist I admire, which I am of course rather happy about and it makes me realise how hard one has to work to make […]

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Monoprinting day with DBA Editions in Ramsgate

I finally managed to arrange a day  to some printmaking with Fiona DeBulat at DBA Editions in Ramsgate. I’ve been wanting to push the printmaking further for a while now and felt I needed some guidance and nudging in the right […]

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Are you an extrovert or introvert protestor?

Over many years I’ve been considering through my practice what part art can play in contributing to positive social change. Alongside this question, I have also been asking what forms activism takes. Traditionally activism is outward, energetic. At the public […]

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Sarah Roach

How could one translate silence into imagery? We all might have an initial idea of what a “loud” image is: something with exaggerated bright colours maybe, “screaming” at the viewer. But what is it that makes a picture silent? And […]

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Making the Portrait-Placards

Here’s the plan for what I’ll be making for the commission. It’s emerged quite slowly. I’m generally surprised at the amount of time it takes me to develop work. I spend equal amounts of thinking and making. My process is […]

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“A Frictionless Society”

“Our vision of the future is a FRICTIONLESS SOCIETY – where your face is your secure method of triggering other multiple day to day events. There will be no requirement for keys to enter your house, space facility or car, […]

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Beginner’s luck?

I guess there was a certain amount of beginner’s luck with my first ever cyanotype made from a quick and rough drawing on acetate last week. The fact that it was raining and there wasn’t much sun was maybe a […]

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Now Showing #293: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Rhona Mühlebach testing parameters of video installation at Intermedia, CCA Glasgow; Zoë Power’s bold printmaking at That Art Gallery, Bristol; parasitical perspectives with Rod Dillon and Jen Southern at University of Dundee’s LifeSpace.

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Exploring Wood Textures: Apple Print

I love the texture of wood, and have been exploring using the grain of different timbers to create texture prints. This is my latest print, exploring English Ash wood.

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Dover Print Club

I have lost one artist from the studio so decided to experiment with a new print club in the studio – not for etching or anything like that, mainly monotypes, some small scale screen printing, lino prints and so on…. […]

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Panopticon: Automatic Facial Recognition

Panopticon .. that’s a new word for me. It is satisfying to say and particularly in the context of the area of automatic facial recognition (AFR), gratifying to learn about. I was drawn to the Wikipedia page on the Panopticon […]

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