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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A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.
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 […]
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 […]
‘Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next’ is a biennial symposium developed and delivered by Take A Part CIC, exploring contemporary social practice.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
This project is a continuation of the performance #work where I used the action of spinning a plate that highlighted the accessibility of this simple prop. In this blog I will document my project research & development.
Rising to the Challenge One of the hardest parts of any new period of study, research or creative practice is moving on from older work and managing to keep the creativity flowing. I’ve found this challenging and probably even more […]
Design is an integral part of the basketry course and our design tutor Louise Baldwin (a textile artist) has expertly led us through basic development stages from mark making through to planning of final projects. Louise is very good at […]
I am half way through my PhD first year in the music department at the University of Aberdeen. Over this time I have focused on my thesis topic, re-focused on my thesis topic and changed my topic! I have started […]
This blog will document the development of my practice and my PhD thesis Traces and What’s Left: Constructing a Communicative Form as an Art Practice as research in the Music Department at the University of Aberdeen.
November: Forthcoming seminar: RSVP essential – see below. Dear All,Dr Catherine Loveday (Principal Lecturer in Neuropsychology at University of Westminster) and I would like to invite you to an informal seminar event presenting and discussing our current area of research […]
September: I have started to explore museum collections of clothes and memories. So far these include the Foundling Museum, London; Worthing Musuem and a forthcoming project with Market Hall Museum, Rugby. The Foundling Museum is an amazing place with its […]
July: For me drawing has always been a vital space or place to be and think. Drawing allows an exploration of abstract thoughts as spatial and tactile. Although I am a sculptor, drawing is always there as a continual studio […]
June: I have been conducting a series of interviews where I ask people to choose items of clothing that have a particular memory of person place or thing. They usually have the item of clothing with them, but sometimes talk […]
From:December 14, 2017
To:December 14, 2018
Being elsewhere There are benefits to leaving home to make work. I left behind my usual commitments and responsibilities, creating internal space, a blank studio and real time. At home my role changes, in accordance with the time of day […]