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settling into it

  sitting with many feelings set up by the current covid-19 lockdown.  one of them to do with the non linear project, one of them about what my need are as 2020 progresses and how might the  confinement and isolation […]

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update 28.3.20

nearly at the end of the first week, been settling in and finding my way.  taking stock of the resources available and who might be up for some collaborating – there others here with me, all with their own focuses. […]

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Resident will be on show at Project Space Plus!

As the readers of this blog my remember, beginning of 2018 I undertook a 3 months residency at x-church in Gainsborough. My proposition to the community was to explore the question What does it mean to be a resident? For this […]

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See Hear

It has been a good year for me culminating in the Artcore Winter Narratives Arts Council supported residency in Vadodara, India (blog – artcoregallery.org.uk > artist residency > Winter Narratives > Dr Wright). I arrived home on the 21st of […]

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manic panic and dangerously safe things…

A leap on from my last posting back in January. Where to begin? The above, two titles of work made during a recent 4month residency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.  This a-n Mentoring Bursary was to help support […]

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Week 7 Wednesday

Today saw the world premier of my film: ‘Ness of Brodgar 5th edit – work in progress’, which is around half the intended length of the film. It was shown on site, projected on to the wall of the barn […]

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Week 7 Tuesday

Last year and early this season I followed the history of Trench Y, which was meant to be a quick excavation to find the wall surrounding the Ness of Brodgar. They didn’t find the wall – just a few bits […]

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Week 6 Friday

Feedback is always good value.  At lunchtime I showed the current edit of my film to three supervisors who are leaving the dig today. As they are all experts in the field, I felt rather anxious and hoped there were […]

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Week 6 Thursday

No writing today as I spent most of the time on this small oil painting. It is of some unusual stones, which are due to be removed next week. Plus one drawing of work continuing around the drain. More tomorrow…

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UNION 3 (Manchester) – The Sunday

On Sunday morning we went to the most incredible place ever. Even thinking about it now lifts my soul. It’s called Hulme Community Garden Centre. I love every single square inch of that place, seriously. Just go have a look […]

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UNION 3 (Manchester) – The Saturday

Saturday morning kicked off at the Green Fish Resource Centre with the theme of Working From Within. This weekend would be about using ones own lived experience to inform ways of working. Fellow UNIONITES from the North West gave their […]

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UNION 3 (Manchester) – The Friday

I’ve been looking forward to this third residency weekend for ages (I always do) – I’m surrounded by other passionate and HUGELY interesting people doing very insightful and inspiring things. This UNION programme has been absolutely brilliant so far, and […]

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Week 5 Thursday

Today I have been contemplating timing in my relationship with archeology. Sometimes I’m in the right place at the right moment but unprepared. While at other times I am completely prepared but have to wait ages for the right moment. […]

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Week 5 Wednesday

A certain buzz associated with new discoveries on site today. Week 5 of the 8 weeks has been mentioned as the peak of the dig, and it certainly feels like it.  There is still time to explore before the pressure […]

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Week 5 Monday

On the necessity of decisions. Today one of the supervising archaeologists said this: If we are not making decisions we are not solving the problem. You have to take a decision when you are digging. If it is a correct […]

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