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the horizontal of vertical

A dialogue with artist-writer Emma Cocker. Also as a spectator. She talked about leaning as sometimes a hard thing to do, especially for women. To be independent is to be strong, as good desirable and dependent as weak.  But to […]

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Exhaustion

Marl, in the height of its use in agriculture, was commonly described as a treatment for ‘exhausted soil’. It was not therefore recommended as a general accelerant or helpful addition to healthy, fertile land. It was rather, applied in times […]

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More research drawing

So, I’ve been doing more research drawings and have been having fun using free paper samples and found tools – namely twigs. I’m not sure how I will use the observational drawings but they are an indispensable way for me to […]

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code and codes

before i start to write, i’ll drink tea. i’ve walked around, drunk tea, felt the breeze on my shins and checked on the timer of the oven pyro.  filled by mug with more tea and sat down. i have a […]

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I Am A Rock

Well here we are. More than two months into the new year and nearly six weeks since my project launched. It’s been busy and varied – always a good thing, and now I’ve reached a natural pause where I can […]

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Surprising developments

I’m surprised at how quickly I’ve got over that feeling at the end of the MA of falling off a cliff. It seemed to take much longer after the BA. Maybe it was having to go straight into the one […]

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First Steps

  I am moving ahead quite quickly. Having decided not to apply for any funding for this project it has, by necessity, to be lean in its cloth cutting. Single camera – one to one is my preferred approach anyway. […]

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Unity, Laurie and ‘Me’

This project looks at three people who have, through the vagaries of circumstance, found their ‘selves’ captured by the notion we call ‘ART’ and then traveled alongside their portrait in tandem.

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Ebony and Ivory

Ebony and Ivory This project focuses on the effect and the invert of the black and white images, by using Adobe Photoshop to help me make this possible, and I have focus on recreation, by using the subject matters that […]

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Existentialism?

Trying to focus my work into a sensible, acceptable, believable, academic Research Question on which to hang my current art practice, is an ongoing and largely frustrating task. I’ve dithered about with Landscape, Sense of Place, Time, space and movement, […]

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Having time

Today has been spent slowly catching up on things that have been on (several) to do lists.  The summer has been a fantastic mix of trips both abroad and around Sweden, having visitors, meeting old friends, and making new acquaintances.  […]

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Time and Space

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I’m in then. New studio at last. (I won’t go into the details of how here, that’s in the bursary blog ) Sarah handed me the keys and in that small, mundane gesture lay the truth. […]

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This Can’t Go On!

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here To be honest I thought it was a bit of a cheeky application. I’m not doing a thing or making a thing. But I’m definitely at a turning point in my career, a point […]

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Professional, Transparent and Evangelical

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here BEWARE… ranting, sweeping statements and controversial opinions lurk in the text below: My involvement in arts education as a (sometimes loosely defined) teacher has taken a sort of scatter gun approach, but has taken in […]

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Art Fairs and Networking

I’m coming to the end of the first week off from work and although it seems to have taken a while, I’m really starting to settle down and relax. Perhaps I shouldn’t have spent most of yesterday watching TV and reading, […]

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Taking time out

I’ve just put in a request for unpaid leave in work and for some reason, it has made me feel incredibly apprehensive. Like most artists, I’ve been struggling with the age old ‘time and money’ dilemma and not quite knowing […]

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Stretching time

This week, I’ve been concentrating on filling in my work roster for the next three months, and figuring out how I can make the ten days leave I have left, stretch to the end of February. To most people, ten […]

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Cosmic Tissue, 2014.

“The universe is something that is so big that you cannot even imagine. It is like a big black hole where you can travel forever and you do not know if you will ever reach an end. Nobody has ever […]

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