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  It is the final weekend for M. On Monday morning I shall drive a hire van over to Uppsala and with the help of Henny, the Art Cube’s artistic leader, pack it up and bring it back to Enköping. […]

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Glitter Ball’s first season

On Saturday it was Glitter Ball’s fourth vernissage and the last of this first season.  I had not thought to ever show my own work as it seems a bit egotistic to run a showroom and show one’s own art, […]

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Breaking the habit …

The Swedish Immigration Service has amended information on its website regarding the timescale in which it ’must’ process applications for citizenship made by members of other EU states.  Until recently it said that all applications would be dealt with within […]

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Little and often

Two weeks ago I began writing a post. Since then it has been sitting on my desktop. Why didn’t I finish and post it at the time? I am sure that it felt somehow incomplete, now I am overly conscious […]

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Glitter Ball

It has been on my mind, and to do list, to post about Glitter Ball for several weeks now.  However getting on with Glitter Ball has taken up all my time leaving none for writing here. What I can (very) […]

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Supermarket IV

As seems to be the way busy days at the fair, dinner with the friend I was staying with, arriving back in Enköping late last Sunday evening and an intense week with both work and the new studio put pay […]

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Supermarket III

I surprised myself with my participation in a somewhat heated debated following a question about funding dircted towards the young curator/representative of a recently formed artists’ collective in Budapest. During the preceding panel discussion the curator mentioned that she had […]

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Supermarket II

Feeling inspired after a day of meetings and presentations. The artists’ run art-scene is a truly wonderous place full of people who with often very limited resources make incredible and ambitious things happen both locally and internationally. Land404 is a […]

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New studio – new life

    At 9.30 this morning I am going to meet three artists at the studio – hopefully they are interested in sharing the other large space. A fourth artist who is also interested in being part of the studio […]

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Elevenses

The possibility of a new studio is simultaneously good and shifting. The landlord and leasing agent (a local housing association) are keen for us to take over the lower ground floor rooms of an old school gymnastics hall – which […]

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RÅFILM cameraman

Finally I got to actually work for the collective as camera operator for their Nordic Film Festival this year 2017

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RÅFILM short documentary

In 2016 i was awarded travel bursary to network with like minded people in the same field as me. Even through it didn’t necessarily need to document my trip, I couldn’t help myself. So click on the vimeo link below to see what I got up to.

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Project window Enköping

It was an absolute pleasure to meet with Klas and Lovisa this morning. Lovisa actually invited me to meet with them after I briefly mentioned an idea that I had when we bumped in to each other outside of the […]

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Becoming a Duality

At a few minutes before 3:22pm (central European time) yesterday I put my British passport along with the printed and signed copy of my online application for Swedish citizenship in to the post. Yesterday marked five years, to the day, […]

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Stockholm here I Come

After the first week in Malmö, next stop was Stockholm where Talat myself and Roushan Illahi where going to attend and perform at a Kashmiri conference. Now I know we have issues with UK trains and i was reminded how […]

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Goodbye Malmö…Hello Stockholm

Yesterday was last day of video workshop and the group from Western Sahara will now take their work to Goteburg with Råfilm. I will connect with Råfilm when they return back before i head back to UK. The previous day […]

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Råfilm video editing workshop

Monday 22nd at Råfilm offices we where in the company of one their video editors Sascha Füischer who worked on the feature film documentary about Zlatan Ibrahimovic who recently sign to that other so called in Manchester. Anyway as i […]

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The Colaboration Begins

So after a few days with Råfilm Sahwari voices and Eqquie Media the group decide to make a documentary about Mariem Hassan a Sahrawi singer and lyricist from Western Sahara. She usually sang in Hassaniyya, an Arabic dialect and sometimes […]

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Back in Sweden

Thanks again to Artist Information Network, I’m back in Sweden for my final visit and this time my objectives have happened. During my 2 wreek stay I’ll be working with Råfilm on a workshop based project with refugees from Western Sahara. More to follow during my stay.

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Råfilm Talks…

As I mentioned in my application for this bursary I had set up 2 meetings for Råfilm to share and discuss what they do and boy they didn’t disappoint. First port of call was Artschain which is monthly get together […]

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Welcome to Manchester part 2

Sorry for slow uplod of blogs which my guest are here but our agenda for the 2 weeks in Manchester was intense and productive. Once word had got around most of my media friends wanted to meet Råfilm Collective members, […]

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