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Gambling for an ACE!

I have some fantastic news! I have been awarded an ACE small grant for Revolution and Resonance 2017. After a self initiated research residency at Ashburnham Place in Battle. I formed the project using the space around me, the materials around […]

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My mother or me?

One of my goals from the a-n bursary was to feel more professional as a practicing artist and to ensure my visibility reflected this. My mentoring session with Jennie Syson was incredibly useful in helping me achieve this, but it […]

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Collaborating, nourishing and distilling

My meeting with artist and musician Rebecca Lee happened quite by chance, but turned out to be a really fortuitous encounter. We introduced ourselves at a special moving image event (Film Free and Easy) at Primary (the studio space where […]

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Catching up with the hidden part!

Since my last post, virtually all my time has been taken up with the Artist as Mother as Artist project. This was a jointly curated exhibition (and accompanying events) with Sam Rose, and we were over the moon to receive […]

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IN RETROSPECT, Review Bursary Report

When I wrote my application for the Review Bursary back in February 2015, I felt I was struggling to know how to take my work forward in ways that are in line with my interests and values.I wrote, “I am […]

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Blog post Five, a-n review meeting with Jennifer Higgie

Our final a-n review bursary meeting took place last month with Jennifer Higgie – it was especially beneficial to for us to get feedback from Jennifer as we had not met her before in any context. Jennifer’s generosity has been […]

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She’s late for everything…

Where does the time go? I can’t believe it’s been so long since my last blog post… but a lot has happened in that time. I’ll try and be concise and keep this short enough to be readable but still […]

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a-n Review meeting with Rebecca Fortnum

Image: Mary Potter, Foliage, pencil and watercolour BLOG POST FOUR We met with Rebecca Fortnum last month as part of our a-n Review bursary meetings. Our meeting  with Rebecca felt very timely as just prior to the meeting we had […]

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THEY SO NEED CONTENT

Meeting with Martha Fleming in September 2015
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The chair and the box

‘tell me about your mother…’ began during a one year residency at the University of Nottingham in 2012/13. The project seemed to be a natural progression for me (my work having previously focused on my relationship with my son), reflecting […]

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Latest round of a-n Re:view bursaries launched

The latest round of a-n’s Re:view bursaries – supporting artists to develop a self-determined professional development and mentoring programme – is now open for applications. Here we signpost the application information and profile some of the successful projects from 2014.

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Re:view Bursaries March 2015

a-n is offering bursaries of £500-£1,000 to visual and applied artists to engage in self-determined mentoring and professional development.

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Re_view Bursary meeting #5

Post 10 Christian Mooney  – 2 July Not to repeat myself too much, although at this stage it seemed clear that some of the given  advice was overlapping from the 5 mentors but of course with individual nuances. So I […]

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Re_view Bursary meeting #4

Post 9 Gemma Lloyd – 27/June/14 – 2 hour I was aware of PEER’s exhibition programme, initially through their on-line presence and have become increasingly interested in what they do since a few close contacts of mine have worked with […]

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Art & Politics Reading Group

The Social Turn: Collaboration and its Discontents Claire Bishop An interesting chapter from Bishops’ book Artificial Hells, we discussed the problems that occur when art becomes instrumentalised by the state. Somewhere along the way (social policy under new labour)it became […]

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Art & Politics Reading Group

The Critical Engineering Manifesto Julian Oliver, Gordan Savičić, Danja Vasiliev & On Friday Night Drinks, Workplace Affects in the Age of the Cubicle The Affect Theory Reader, Melissa Gregg The groups selected texts led to a long discussion around precarity […]

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Art & Politics Reading Group

Performing Stillness Emma Cocker A hugely contrasting text to the first session, Performing Stillness was penetrable, but still challenging, and illustrated with plenty of real life examples. It proposed stillness as an act of resistance, in a contemporary world of […]

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Art & Politics Reading Group

The Freee Art Collective Manifesto for a Counter-Hegemonic Art Dave Beech, Andy Hewitt, Mel Jordan Last night was the first meeting of the Art & Politics reading group – a project I am running alongside mentoring from Emma Cocker and […]

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