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3. Squishing the fun back in

It’s a brilliant time to visit Oslo, but it’s not a brilliant time to visit Oslo if you are hoping to meet a lot of Oslo artists. It’s July and ‘the whole of Oslo is on holiday in July’ as […]

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6. Artists in union

I felt that I had only scratched the surface of understanding the life of artists in Norway, and so contacted a couple of people after my return to the UK, hoping that a few questions by email might fill in […]

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5. Take a rifle to the toilet

I’d been so engrossed in Oslo, I’d forgotten to tell Elda at Galleri Svalbard when I’d be arriving, but figured that any slightly Wild North place like this would attract people who are problem-solvers and, sure enough, wonderful Elda had […]

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4. The cure for anything is salt water

Another thing about Norway is that, with a population of ‘only’ around 5.3 million, everyone is more likely to know everyone else. It turns out that Helen from Tenthaus knows sound artist Jana Winderen, whose work at SALT I had […]

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2. The Norway Model

The flight to Oslo is overcast. Through the fog I see fingers of rock fondling the sea but nothing else. I think I have the wrong ticket for the bus to town, but this seems no barrier to the bus-drivers […]

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Working Alone 2 … or Lee’s imminent return

With Lee’s imminent return it was time to refocus on the project. I had been getting on with the weaving of the baskets which will contain the sound and doing odd bits of recording. But one night dashing home just […]

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How to drape wires … or day two

Our first job today was to go into Aberystwyth and pick up the equipment we needed from the School of Art. They had nearly everything we needed, so we took it down to my studio and Lee explained each piece. […]

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New phones meet … or first day of working

From Lee: My first day back in Corris has been excellent. Veronica and I walked to the local adits (mining bore holes), which were drilled into the face of a local defunct slate quarry. The reverb inside was excellent and […]

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A Q&A with… Laura Oldfield Ford, artist and urban explorer

For her current show at The Showroom, London-based artist Laura Oldfield Ford has constructed a disorientating visual, textual and sonic journey that draws on her experiences of navigating the gallery’s surrounding area, weaving together multiple voices and alternative histories and futures. Lydia Ashman finds out more.

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Delicious Edge

A Reflection on my MA Fine Art end of year exhibition at Teesside University.

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Ingret Van Ree, John Fernon and Dorian Braun recording Operatic vioce for sound installation. Photograph by Karen van der Muel.
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A Q&A with… Dorian Braun, Edinburgh Art Festival ‘Platform’ artist

Edinburgh Art Festival’s Platform exhibition provides early career artists the opportunity to develop and show work at this high-profile annual festival. Richard Taylor talks with one of this year’s artists whose intriguing commissioned work was built in the Scottish Highlands and fine-tuned through collaboration during residencies in Abroath and Holland.

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Composing with Sound

<post by Joseph> Into the final week… I’ve been holed up in my studio for the last few weeks trying to figure out how to organise my large archive of recorded material to make the final piece(s) of work. It’s […]

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Glazing

Post by Kay It’s been full on in the studio for weeks now. Therefore zero time for blogging! But I have been documenting the making process. It’s got to that critical time: one week to go! Can hardly believe it. […]

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Making the work (finally!!!)

  (post by Joseph) It’s a sad fact of an artist’s life that at least 80% of what you do to earn a living is something other than actually making work. So it is with great relief that I finally […]

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