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First big wobble

The first big wobble came today. I got an unexpected call from Mikkel, lead carpenter on the project; unexpected because I didn’t know they would be working today, on the weekend.   The wobble came because I came to suspect […]

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It’s begun!

Today I got word that the carpenters have started work on building House of Cards.  Massive relief that they are underway, with three weeks to go before it is due to be collected by the exhibition organisers. Next week is […]

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Waiting for the Green Light

There haven’t been any blog posts for a few weeks because I’ve been in Mexico with family, taking a break before the final push (and introducing my son to his granny for the first time). Now waiting for the carpenters […]

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Week 3 – Who Do I Think I Am?

Brook and I have had several interesting conversations during the past few days – I’m finding it hard to make time to edit them, but have uploaded the second today on Vimeo (Vimeo.com/patwilsonsmith  Conversation#2:Self, Feminism & the Anthropocene) Negotiating this […]

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Review

Ground: Paul Housley & John Smith

John Smith and Paul Housley Hosted at ATTIC, One Thoresby Street Curated by Alice Gale-Feeny and Oliver Tirré Exhibition: 3-18 April 2015 Gallery open: Thu-Sat, 12-6pm Written by Joseph Winsborrow, April 2015 Photograph by James E Smith   Presented upon […]

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New ideas

My research became fruitful at the beginning of December 2014 when I completed 6 pieces of work in a series titled  “Possibilities”. This  work is covered with marble dust and a striking yellow acrylic top. All of these pieces relate […]

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Event Exhibition

step in stone

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Somerset Earth Science Centre, Westdown, Halecombe & Fairy Cave Quarries, Black Swan Arts Centre and Frome Museum
  • From:
    July 08, 2015
  • To:
    October 18, 2015
  • Location:
    South West England
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Studio games

Luxuriating in the way the paint swirls, clings and disengages from its support. It changes constantly, both during the process of application, whilst drying and after. I am not a painter. For the last 18 months at least, I have […]

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Problems of size and colour…

Having finalised the construction method for House of Cards, I have been busy completing the proposed installation sequence for the exhibition organisers, and trying to finalise the budget.   I found out that one of my grant applications was successful! […]

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Where I’m at…

House of Cards has been a massive eyeopener for me in terms of the sheer amount of bureaucracy and preparation relative to the amount of time spent actually making, that goes into realising a large public sculpture like this.   […]

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