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gender

something that is regularly discussed in our house is gender – the language of it and the pronouns of it.  until yesterday it had happened around me and i’d been taking part in the discussion yet not fully engaged with […]

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in time

time to make some reflective contribution to my blog.  it’s thursday morning, there’s four us in the house. we’re all waiting on the results of a covid test made on tuesday.  one of us had the test.  since the test […]

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speaking of pandemic

speaking of the pandmic feels like an important thing to do and to reflect a little here so in years to come we’ll look back and see what it was like. in the previous post i spoke about how i […]

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American Gothic : a 90th anniversary

Grant Wood’s American Gothic is 90 years old. We are collecting art that can show descent from that image — we are interested in your description of how you got to your present position and how far you have come. Not just for visual artists!

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Why Roadworks Gave Me a Change of Direction

One drenched, gloomy morning a few weeks ago, we found ourselves on a rural-lane-detour around major roadworks en-route to the studio. As I sat in the passenger seat, snapping photos from the window on my phone (a favourite way of […]

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On Walking, Photos And Inspiration

With life being a bit busy of late, last week I realised I hadn’t been out walking with my phone camera and sketchbook for a while. So in pursuit of recording the changing environment and invoking some summery inspiration, I […]

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Love after Soul Work

I’ve been re-reading Soulcraft by author Bill Plotkin. For the past three years since I last read the book I’ve worked much more on self-development, which has created a better understanding of ego, soul and spirit work. The chapters that have […]

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Offerings

It is lovely being back in the studio now that my studies have finished for the academic year. Then again, my research continues on, both in my practice and reading. During my lock-down walks I had been taking photographs of […]

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watch the project now !

it is with great pleasure and pride that i announce the interactive documentary(idoc) walking through the pandemic is available to view. the idoc has been created from contributions from an online community who came together to share their experiences.  my role […]

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notes for an essay

upon returning to the research for prism, i feel the need to make some notes for a possible essay to accompany this work sometime in the future. it’s origins are from the early 1990’s.  a time where i was making […]

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little and often #4

hello.  back for another post.  still in a pandemic and still exploring the new areas of life this affords.  this morning i’ve discovered dj hammy on mixcloud.  found mixcloud because of the inclusion mixes moving there. so sunday morning, i’m […]

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reflecting upon progress

the process of reflection is always easier – for me – at a point in time where there’s a groundswell of good feeling about what it is i’m working on. sitting now with coffee, breaking sunshine outside and the tippy […]

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little and often #2

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 […]

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walking through…

working with an online community i orchestrated an interactive documentary (idoc) about walking through the pandemic.

the project has been gratefully supported by a grant from arts council england emergency response fund

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getting started

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 […]

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little and often #1

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 […]

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prism

digital research made possible by a grant from the arts council’s covid-19 emergency fund for individuals.

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may

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 […]

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at 6.5 weeks…

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 […]

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living in my head

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 […]

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grief and linearity

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 […]

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3 weeks in

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 […]

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