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Inspiration – filmic approaches

Inspiration from a trip to London last week. Rachel Lowe – the impossibility of drawing the landscape as it speeds by (1) Link to a shot of the film footage. Yuri Pattison – dislocation that results from a moving image travelling […]

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Inspiration – drawing lines

Inspiration from last week’s London trip. Barbara Hepworth, from Tate Britain show on until 25th October – the architectural lines within this drawing. (1) Barbara Hepworth, from Tate Britain show – how the physical lines within sculptures like these alter […]

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The Golden Age has gone

This past week has been about listening and taking snapshots of residencies popping up on social media. A good listen was Susan Jones lecture about artists pay since the 90s up until today and it seems that back then it […]

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Re: the search

For the past two weeks I have been letting myself indulge in online searching clicking on anything that relates to my interests in residencies, diversity, sharing, and research. I often have a sprawling approach to looking online although I am […]

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Making work in a non-space?

The spaces where my surveying takes place can be considered non-spaces – railway lines, stations and the train itself – although I do capture images adjacent to these spaces as well. Images of non-spaces show locations that don’t comply with […]

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Space, Non-Space and the Blurring of Fact and Fiction

I’m beginning to see a spatial connection in some of my recent photographs. Marc Augé points out that we have an uneasy relationship with the space we occupy. Our steps into outer space ‘reduce our own space to an infinitesimal […]

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The imperfect witness

I’m part-way through an interesting book by Marc Augé; (Non-Places: An Introduction to Supermodernity) and I’d like to consider how some of his ideas play out in relation to my work. In surveying the train journey from Marden to London, […]

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Its Official

Finally after part self-funding a research trip to Finland, developing the idea over the past 18 months and a second attempt of applying to Arts Council England my project has been funded. I have to start by giving my thanks […]

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What is drawing?

I draw is a slippery term. In isolation it’s imprecise and needs context to confer meaning. It could be about air, attention, carriage, comparison, conclusion, curtains, game, gas, lots, liquid, money, move, picture, pull, reaction, smoke, talk, or weapons. It […]

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We Are Resident

I am researching and developing a supported residency for artists who feel unable to participate within existing programmes. This will be developed with Islington Mill in Salford and the Artists Association in Tampere. Supported by Arts Council England.

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Artist as leader

Collected texts and interviews on a-n that address notions of artist as leader/leading through their practice. Includes audio interviews conducted by Joshua Sofaer whilst a Clore Leadership Programme Artist Fellow.

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The Bike Song

As a former cycle messenger I’m fascinated by alternative ways of understanding the city – how we navigate its complex spaces and the role which sound plays in helping us locate ourselves within it. The piece I am devising (Wait and […]

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Playing around with words – describing what is.

PLAY Walking Listening Birdsong Wind gust Rippling Swaying Height Scurrying Spikes Ferns unrolling Unfurling Waiting Resting watching Feeling Thinking Connecting Sideways Climbing Scaling Leaving Traces Tracks Surface Touch Touch Touch Space Lillies Water Traveling Universe expanding I am expanding Rain […]

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What’s the relevance of liminal space to this project?

Train journeys can be liminal. I’m shifted; removed from the environment of home, travelling towards another kind of space. Somewhere between leaving and arriving I transmute into another version of myself; one with different roles and responsibilities. Structure isn’t absent […]

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Liminal space

I want to investigate my new photographic work in more detail to understand what’s driving it. I’ll do this by asking myself a series of questions. Question 1: what is liminal space? Liminal: The ‘threshold of a physiological or psychological […]

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How do I talk about my work?

Li-E Chen’s ‘Chance Operation’, inspired by John Cage   I ask a question with a given duration of time in which to respond. For example, ‘What is an image?’ Within this set duration, I write down the answer that comes […]

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feeling better

i’ve been holed up with a cold over the weekend and today am really pleased to be feeling better. i’ve celebrated this by getting my arduino out and playing some more. today it’s been with a 7 segment led display. […]

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