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Street News From Kolkata

Arriving in Kolkata from the breezy sea air of Odisha, I find the night streets paved in cars, awash with a never ending flows of people. Against a gaudiness of light, colours, and movement you catch the fleeting shifts of […]

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First mentoring session

I recently had my first mentoring session with Ben Sadler. Ben is an artist who, alongside his own practice, works collaboratively with Phil Duckworth as Juneau Projects. As this was our first mentoring meeting it was an opportunity to talk […]

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Birds singing in James Cook University Hospital!!

Following success of the on-going light and projection installations in critical care, this week I met with natural sound recordist, Geoff Sample and Bennett Hogg from the Department of Music at Newcastle University. We met with Dr Edel Mcauley and […]

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Teensy 3.2 Workshop

Shortly before Christmas Dom Breadmore invited Fellows to meet at Ludic Rooms, Coventry for an introductory workshop using a Teensy, officially defined as ‘a complete USB-based microcontroller development system’. In basic terms a Teensy is a board which can be […]

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Two day residential.

At the end of November all fellows attended a residential at Hawkwood College in the Cotswolds where we were introduced to the mentors for the first time. This residential felt like it marked a starting point as this was the […]

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1. Anthropology and a Forest

In 2017 I became a mother and also moved from London to a relatively remote area of the New Forest, in the South of England. The impact on my art practice was immense. Making art with a baby around turned […]

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3. MTP (More Than Ponies)

The continued research and discussions eventually got to the point of where I was able to define the areas of focus and ambition under the tile of MTP (More Than Ponies) which I describe as: MTP (More Than Ponies) is […]

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Automatic Drawing and Collage

  Part of the short course involved drawing and image based exercises. We were given 3 images – these could be anything; cuttings from magazines, photocopies of art works, adverts, interiors etc.     We were told to focus on […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

Ever heard of the Yeti or the Jabberwocky? What about the Ragwort? Who are they? What are they?   There is a plant named the “Oxford ragwort”. What do you think of when you hear this plant’s name?”   Image […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

Oxford ragwort, you are everywhere or elsewhere. Even…   Research Clip from The Ragwort, 42 sec, Ellie Kyungran Heo on Vimeo.     If I were you, I wouldn’t come down either.   You took root next to a chimney or […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

Senecio squalidus is a yellow-flowering plant native to Mount Etna, Sicily. The plant was introduced to Britain in the early 18th century in Oxford; its means of arrival are unknown. But there are some records on those who were involved […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

  How do we look at and treat one another? How do the labels assigned to living things affect this?   Who do you think is a better neighbour to the plant and you?   With the support of the […]

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Miami Beach Seaside Moderne & MDPL Art Deco Museum

As I mentioned previously I visited Miami last year to undertake research into seaside moderne architecture on Miami Beach built during the 1930s. There are several hundred buildings constructed in this style between the early 1930s and 1940s within Miami […]

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Introductions.

I am at the beginning of a Fellowship with Random String, a programme produced by Ludic Rooms, a non-profit postdigital arts organisation based in Coventry. The fellowship runs from November 2018 – March 2019. This blog will be an anchor […]

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Random String Fellowship 2018-19

This blog will be an anchor point/place for me to discuss and reflect on discoveries I make and new experiences I encounter for the duration of a Fellowship with Random String.
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(Photo credit: Julia Bauer)

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New York, New York!

I visited New York and Miami over the last two weeks, and made the very most of every moment whilst I was there, so I am writing these blog posts on reflection. This is also helping me process everything I […]

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Talking Rubbish

In October 2018, the Museum of Contemporary Rubbish is (re)commencing a previous strand of dialogue based research: Talking Rubbish aka Rubbish Conversations. Semi-structured interviews with artists working with rubbish will be recorded and transcribed for this blog, with the view […]

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Exhibition Prep and Final Day on Site

I sent 8 x A3 prints to the printers on Tuesday and spent yesterday writing and compiling a 24 page booklet to accompany my exhibition. It’s had two checks so far with some bits and pieces like typos corrected and […]

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Unctuous

“Argillaceous Marl contains from 68 to 80 per cwt. of clay, and consequently from 32 to 20 per cent. of aerated calx. Its colour is grey or brown, or reddish brown, or yellowish or bluish grey. It feels more unctuous than the […]

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Ochre History / National Recycling Week

Yellow ochre, FeO(OH)·nH 2O, is a hydrated iron hydroxide (limonite) also called gold ochre. From wikipedia: In Ancient Egypt, yellow was associated with gold, which was considered to be eternal and indestructible. The skin and bones of the gods were […]

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