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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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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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Visual Research: Using my iPhone for Documentation

I have been continuing my experiments with coloured theatre gels and the LED light sheets I recovered from an old work earlier last week. I have been mainly just playing in my studio; arranging then rearranging the coloured acetate filters […]

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A Handbag!

Abuela (grandmother) and I continue our unpacking here at a-n and it’s time to write again at Barcelona in a Bag! The parallel blog over at The Museum for Object Research has had Abuela and I pretty busy up until […]

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Research Objectives, Reflections & Returning.

Residencies are as diverse as the practitioners, organisations and environments that host them. From fee paying to sponsored, rural to urban and global to local. They provide a matrix for investigation, invention and exploration (at best) and at worst they […]

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A discussion with tea

I’m holding a discussion next week as part of my research project at Phoenix Brighton and have invited a range of people to join me. The idea is to stimulate discussion which will help me think about and develop my […]

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The Museum For Object Research

A forum for artists working with objects and a repository for ideas to inform our practice. All submissions welcome!

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What I found was that art wasn’t…

Listed below are the comments written by the passing public in Tampere and artists at the residency studios of how to twin the cities together. What I found was that ‘Art’ wasn’t much of a priority in the general publics […]

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Art Space Research

Today I had a full day of work which is a real treat for me since having a baby in January. I met with Anne the residency co-ordinator at the Maltinranta Art Center to settle the rent and collect the […]

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Meeting OFF

Finally after many emails I got to meet Emmiliina one of the festival production assistants. I was given an artist pack and I had the chance to get more information about best places to hang my banner. I was a […]

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We have arrived…

We arrived at the residency house at the end of the day on Friday very tired after two taxis, two planes and two buses. Baby Cassius managed the best whilst mum and dad were struggling, hungry and wishing we packed […]

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Untitled blog post from "Project Me"

Re-reading some more of the Artistic Research course texts, or perhaps reading them in a (literally physically) different context has been surprisingly rewarding.  Sometimes it can take a really long time for me to ‘get’ something, or to reach a […]

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Takahuhti Research Residency

Tampere Artists´ Association rents living and working facilities at Takahuhti Artcenter for visiting artists, curators, critics and alike. The building is a former old people´s home and it is owned by the City of Tampere.

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The realm of sustainability.

“Sustainability has got capacity to adopt its meaning to the prevailing conditions.  It is not a rigid system of rules, not a precept which tells us what to do in any possible situation. Ultimately, what it does is to give […]

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The rabbit still had a face

Meeting 2 The moment Dr Carolyn Rando saw the rabbit still had a face, she gave a gasp of delight. It’s a Sunday and we are spending a few hours in the suburban back garden of Charlotte’s parents’ house. Charlotte […]

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