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The traveller

There is a discontinuity between me as spectator-traveller and the space of the landscape I journey through that stops me seeing sites as places or from being fully present in them, even when I try tactics to bridge the gap. […]

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Evaluation #2 10 Minute Residency

Point 4 – Interview Booth The final point was an opportunity to interview artists/artist parents/creatives to see if there were any commonalities in there response to the previous questions and ask them specifically about their professional development needs. This is […]

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Evaluation #1 10 Minute Residency

43 participants including adults and children 33 General Public   10 Artists/Creatives Point 1 – Suitcase People where asked if they wanted an International or Domestic residency and noted their responses on luggage labels. The scores for this where International […]

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The non – place of the train journey

I’m interested in how my project investigating the experience of the train journey from Marden to London could be interpreted if I read it from Marc Augé’s perspectives on non-places: For Augé, our modern-day environment has undergone such drastic changes […]

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The train journey from the perspective of Marc Augé

I’m interested in how my project investigating the experience of the train journey from Marden to London could be interpreted if I read it from the perspective of Marc Augé’s Non-Places: An Introduction to Supermodernity. Here’s what he says about […]

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Drawing time & space – experiment 5

Tactics: take 30 seconds of film either side of the still. Play it at normal speed, freezing it every 1 second to draw the skyline. I don’t like the mark-making in this – too controlled – lacks expression   More […]

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Drawing time & space – experiment 4

Similar tactics as before: use a new still shot, take 30 seconds of film either side of it, play this at 25% speed and draw the results. Repeat this four times, quickly, one after the other. These are the results: […]

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Opps/Open/Closed/Call

MILK up to 1 month Fee – None Travel – None Accommodation – None Expectations- North East based artist. Make work in gallery space http://www.mmmilk.co.uk/about Resartist, Open Roads, 3 weeks Fee – None Travel – None Accommodation – $750 Expectations […]

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Being innovative with spaces

People are getting creative when finding exhibition venues. The Wardrobe is an alternative project space based in the University of Northampton. The brainchild of Billy Hawes, it’s a place for artists to test ideas, develop their practice through exhibition and […]

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beginning notes for global essay

i wanted to post my beginning notes for my global essay, fictional notes for a work yet to be made.  i’ve renewed my membership so i’m all legitimised to do so. my notes begin in a business place some years […]

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Drawing time & space – attempt 3

The third drawing in this set of experiments: Bought new pens – Staedtler Permanent Lumocolor fine and superfine refillable nibs – and used the fine one for this drawing. Summary This feels like a step forward Pen thickness ideal – […]

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Drawing time & space – attempt 2

Here’s my second attempt at a drawing: I bought a selection of new pens – Artline 70, Artline 700, Staedtler Permanent Lumocolor pen (medium) and a pencil – and eventually settled on the Staedtler  as the most appropriate thickness for […]

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The World’s Smallest Gallery

Frustrated that huge photographic work wasn’t communicated accurately when shown online, artist David Anthony Hall decided to create Gallery One2fifty. If I adopted his tactics, I’d build a 1:50 scale model of a gallery, make mini examples of my work […]

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1 Day Research Residency

To learn more about artist residencies I went to London for a research trip and visited Gasworks and Shape Arts. I had tried to make an appointment with Gasworks although with the building only just re-opening this month after a […]

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An activist exhibition

In July I heard Sarah Corbett talk about her craft activist practice – read the original post here. If I were to apply tactics influenced by Sarah to think about the way I show work, rather than planning to exhibit […]

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London AW2015 ii

I can not help myself – when engaging with something new I turn to books. This time I am trying to track down books on creative uses of feathers. As yet there seems to be very little on the subject […]

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Research: White Kayopo Headdress

With James’ suggestions in mind I decided to begin to look at other cultures; particularly reliquaries, power figures and memory crocks. My first port of call would be to watch the series, ‘Art of Myths’ directed by  Philippe Truffault and  Ludovic Segarra, […]

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Drawing time and space

My survey film has a still shot where a man-made structure is fixed in focus against a speed-blurred, haunted background. Inspired by Rachel Lowe’s ‘A letter to an unknown person n.05’, I cut 30 seconds of footage either side of […]

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Finding Time

Today’s materialistic life style asks us to exchange time to pay for desirable objects. However, the vocabulary needed to articulate the richness and depths of our lives takes time to master – ‘a certain unhurried engagement’ – it demands we […]

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The Loss

The digital age sells the message ‘complex personal, creative, and cultural collaborations’ can be replaced by the right skill sets coming together in virtual conjunction. Solnit suggests this results in a loss. From her perspective something like art shown in […]

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Don’t say the ‘r’ word

This week I have been firming up dates and plans for my artist parent residency research event at Manchester Art Gallery in November. I wanted to use a space that can accommodate everyone with activities for the children and adults […]

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