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The Great Exhibition 2018 : Imagine Peace

The Great Exhibition 2018 is a spectacular light and sound event for all ages. 17th -27th August. The title of the exhibition this year is “Imagine Peace” and visitors will be taken through a series of poignant, moving, beautiful and striking artworks and installations.

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On the Solstice show and studio blues

June was a really busy month. I had a solo show of my wind drawings at the Width of Circle gallery in Stourbridge. I exhibited six framed drawings plus two unframed and a sound work. The work was framed by […]

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Developing a Working Method

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 […]

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Research Reflections #2

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 […]

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Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes! Developing Thesis Theory

This post is a reflection on the challenges of developing my theoretical position and how this underpins my practice and work. As my research is practice-based, theoretical writing is optional but is something that I am interested in. However it […]

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Research Reflections #1

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 […]

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Emily Peasgood, Halfway to Heaven, commissioned by the Creative Foundation for Folkestone Triennial 2017, image by Thierry Bal.
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Q & A with Emily Peasgood

Emily Peasgood is one of the 2017 Folkestone Triennial commissioned artists. She’s created ‘Halfway to Heaven’, an acoustic piece drawing on both geological and cultural divides, neatly fitting this year’s theme ‘Double Edge’. Peasgood discusses her work with Jillian Knipe.

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Finally the adits … or day four….

Even though the day was a bit overcast, Lee decided we could work up to the bore holes. Lacey Hawthorne (also doing a residency at Stiwdio Maelor) decided to come also. Once up at the boreholes Lee went inside and […]

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The first phone call

The first step in this project was to discuss (via the phone) dates that Lee could come to Stiwdio Maelor and the date I could go to London, what equipment we will need and some suggestions of the sort of […]

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Upsets and Aquariums

Found an aquarium, neon pink with pink pebbles, what a gloriously kitsch object. Only plastic fish luckily but  castle included. Using it as a basis for sound amplification not quite sure how yet. Looking for a waterproof speaker. Don’t think […]

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