To find out what networks exist between Preston’s creatives and how these can be extended and strengthened.
Research - a-n The Artists Information Company
today i’m beginning the documentation for the arts council covid-19 emergency fund supported project walking through the pandemic. in getting to this point i’ve tied myself into some huge knots through over thinking it a bit. it’s ok […]
planing for the future by researching how i might work with another community to create a non linear film based on walking through the pandemic.
the project is supported by the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund.
so yes, oh yes – here i am – funded by the arts council – thank you so much – to research the question what can i do to re-ground myself ? in the post little and often #1 i discuss […]
my old gran had many amazing sayings and i found her words of some comfort at the beginning of the period we’ve got to know as lock down. her advice of doing a little and often was how i got […]
A new digital work based on my experiences as a laser operator in the early 1990’s at raves and dance events. funded by the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund.
over the course of my blogging here on the a-n platform i’ve recorded, reflected and reviewed about many topics, feelings and works. today i’m blogging from our family home, the washing machine revving up into a spin, woman’s hour is […]
so about 7 weeks ago i didn’t fully appreciate how all the rapid alterations to my life and social world were affecting me – my response was to set up this blog – a self proclaimed residency and for a […]
the current lockdown is giving me a lot of time to live in my head. a statement now difficult to follow up, i ponder for a moment… the lockdown is giving me more time to be on my own than […]
i woken this morning to the realisation that i’m in the depressed portion of the grief curve – set up by the loss as a result of the response to fighting covid-19. all i could do at the time was […]
Artists whose work I love…
finally i get time to sit and reflect on the residency so far. i say finally – there’s quite a vibe around the building, those here can be quite fiery so the days pass with their own uniqueness. as well […]
sitting with many feelings set up by the current covid-19 lockdown. one of them to do with the non linear project, one of them about what my need are as 2020 progresses and how might the confinement and isolation […]
nearly at the end of the first week, been settling in and finding my way. taking stock of the resources available and who might be up for some collaborating – there others here with me, all with their own focuses. […]
a reframing residency began in march 2020
where to start ? at home, sofa bound for now looking at my laptop screen – the elephant in the room being so big it’s affecting everyone. the first track is helping me to reduce the scale and […]
in my recent to do list i wrote blog post reflect about studio life – my needs as a practitioner about 6 weeks into having a studio space now and it’s helping me to think differently about my practice and […]
the year ahead will have many challenges – known and unknown and this morning standing in the garden just after 9am i felt at one with the knowledge of the main challenges i’ll face this year. already solved – the […]
keeping an annual blog has become a thing for me now. this year i’m interested in what the twelve in twenty might be.
all around me is tranquilty and piece, the dog snoozing, the lights on the chrsitmas tree gracefully pulse and in my ears liam gallagher sings his hear out being a rock and roll star. watching the documentary Liam Gallagher: As It […]
once upon a time there was a boy, he lived in a house with a dog and a cat. one day the dog came home and announced she was running away to the circus. the cat at this news was […]
last week was full of cold – me – i was full of cold. wednesday the worst day, still getting better now. feeling so more excited and charged than this time last week. on friday i’m going to harlem artspace […]
over the course of my a-n blogging residency – (playing with words here) i’ve repeatedly returned to the internal notion i struggle to shake off = that i’m a fake artist. it’s not now this clear cut, i do have […]
the metaphoric white wash has been applied to the metaphoric canvas – the time has been reached where the research i’ve done is trimmed and backed up to create a space in which the work can continue. all of the […]