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A relevant metaphor – Pillowcases part 2

My studio is currently a hive of activity; a great relief after the cold weather making it difficult to work in there. One end is covered in piles of neatly, and some not so neatly, folded pillow cases. the piles […]

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Testing ideas

  To date there are 3 things which to me have struck a chord during my residency: The gossamer thin flags that are displayed in the Buff’s Chapel The images from Dane John VAD Hospital and the fracturing of identity […]

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Studio Days

Thank you to a-n for awarding me with the professional development bursary that has given me the luxury to spend six funded days in my studio, free from my essential ‘bread-and-butter’ textile teaching work, that I do enjoy, but that allows […]

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Time Out to Move On

This blog accompanies my a-n Professional Development Bursary supported ‘time out’ from my ‘bread-and-butter’ textile teaching, and will become a record of my work as I ‘move on’ with my personal art practice.

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October

10th October Crit with PAC Home Having completed the courses in natural dyes for textile and digital textile printing, I’ve been exploring how the processes complement other ideas that I am working with. I felt that there were a lot […]

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The Lochnagar Quilt

A new work, R&D for a larger project From Wasteland To Wasteland exploring the Somme and TS Eliot’s the Waste Land

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May

Last night I attended my first workshop for my professional development bursary activity, bundle dyeing with local flowers and plant materials run by Babs Behan of Botanical Inks in association with Selvedge. A large element of my practice involves walking […]

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An opening

I am thrilled to receive a Professional Development Bursary from a-n. The funding will enable me to learn new practical skills working with textiles in order to research and test new formats of showing photographic images. My practice considers our […]

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Shifting States

Supported by an A-N Professional Development Bursary. Learning new skills with textiles incorporating photography and found natural objects

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Itchiness and Comfort

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here In preparation for writing a proposal including an explanation of my work, I am reading “Stuff” by Daniel Miller, and “Material Memories”by Marius Kwint et al. Reading of the latter has again brought me to […]

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Fifty Ways to Leave Your Mother: Repositioning Loss.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning In the month between my mother’s death in November and her funeral in December, delayed because of a backed up, (their words) crematorium, I existed in a state of limbo and […]

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