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Notes on the chlorophyll printing process

This blog will explain all my research on the chlorophyll printing process.
This process can be practice in 2 completely different manners.

Method 1: Bleaching
Method 2: Altering the photosynthesis

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The Maiden Voyage

This 2018 A-n Bursary Blog will document my research visit to New York and Miami to explore the expansion of modernist architecture from Europe to the USA via Oceanliners, which often mimicked the form and design of ocean liners themselves.

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Mental Health Support Services

This week I’ve been compiling a list of local/UK mental health support services and charities that now feature on our blog and will form a directory in the newspaper. One of the risks of raising awareness about mental health and […]

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Silence

We took the kids to YSP yesterday and upstairs in the chapel overlooking Chiharo Shiota’s installation is a small book on silence. The kids’ bags provided in the gallery also contain ear defenders for blocking out sound whilst creating sculptures […]

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Huddersfield-Sheffield-Huddersfield 28/04/18

Vanessa and I took the train to Sheffield and back on Saturday. Vanessa has a disabled persons railcard so it cost us £14 total with me travelling as her carer for the journey. We had a notebook, train wine and […]

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Striking Chords

I do love a dictionary/glossary definition and this is from Wikipedia’s Glossary of United Kingdom railway terms Chord: A curve connecting two otherwise-unconnected rail lines that lie at tangents to that curve (Usually both lines are straight, one being at […]

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Thank you Christian Boltanski

Now the weather has warmed up I seem to be working on numerous projects at the same time trying to catch up. There also seems to be a surge in activity in general following the Easter break. This is all […]

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Huddersfield-Sheffield Return 21/04/18

I took the kids to Sheffield for the day to see Utter Rubbish and the shows on at Millenium Galleries. We took the train along the Penistone Line and I made some quick notes in between building lego, handing out […]

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Performance Outcomes #1

Developing technical skills and abilities To develop skills and abilities in plate spinning I facilitated three workshop sessions at the school with a range of ages and abilities. The first session was more focused and started by introducing the prop […]

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Memories of Clothing – Worthing Museum

Last week I heard that my Arts Council Grant application has been successful!! The project is to work with writer Suzanne Joinson, exploring Worthing Museum’s (extensive) clothing collection and linking with stories / memories from residents in a local care […]

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A Week of Dead Laptop Hard Drive

I had hoped to update sooner but my hard drive died. I bought a new harddrive and and caddy and miraculously retrieved my data off the dead drive. I bookmarked a load of links I’ve been reading on my phone […]

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Rural Arts Research

A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.

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Fail & start again

For our final session in the school, the plan was to set-up the film we had made, then explore performance sequences in pairs building towards performing as a group. However, on arrival there was already a group in the 4D […]

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Introducing Social Making 2018

Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next is the second biennial symposium developed and delivered by Take A Part CIC. The aim of the symposium is to bring examples of international socially engaged practices to the South West of the […]

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Social Making

‘Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next’ is a biennial symposium developed and delivered by Take A Part CIC, exploring contemporary social practice.
http://www.effordtakeapart.org.uk/social-making/

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vying for attention and shouting ‘me! me!’

  This post is shared from my other blog over on WordPress but is relevant here too.   I have only written 4 blog posts on here in the past year. it seems a poor effort but in my defence […]

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Testing ideas

  To date there are 3 things which to me have struck a chord during my residency: The gossamer thin flags that are displayed in the Buff’s Chapel The images from Dane John VAD Hospital and the fracturing of identity […]

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looking for inspiration overseas

Hi fellow artists…I’m looking to team up with someone who lives outside the UK for a project…surrounding the theme of migration and roots. I am a ceramic figurative sculptor and am based in the Midlands in the UK. I’d like to further my research and […]

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The Beginning of Something

For my first series of paintings this year I wanted a challenge. I wanted to document and translate scenes that contain all the forms, shapes and weather conditions of our landscape. I chose Wales as my muse. From vivid green […]

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Watching Through Frames

As the school is on half term this week I have had some studio time to reflect on additional elements to introduce into our sessions. I am now thinking about the view of the audience when they watch the film […]

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Floor Perspectives

For my second session I wanted to focus on a practice plate spinning area and used the climbing frame as a curtain with different textured materials draped, framing sections of the structure. From the intro session the blue and red […]

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Developing a Working Method

For practice-based research, creating and applying a methodology has it’s challenges. For many artists, art works are developed with different goals and themes that can make applying a recurring working method difficult. This also applies to my work, however, I […]

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Library Research Visit (Part 7)

St Brides Foundation Library. (On my way out after my visit) More information on this wonderful place HERE Open by appointment and a £5.00 fee enables you to photograph items within. A print specimen book from my home town – […]

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Spinning Round & Around

I have been developing my performance practice working with families & children in public & private, domestic spaces. In 2016 I performed #work a performance that involved my family within a domestic set where I first used a spinning plate. This was […]

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