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From town to countryside (a walk)

City Centre 12 May 2018 – A walk from town to countryside (Crouch Hill, Oxfordshire, UK) Walked by Ruth Broadbent and Rhiannon Evans Blake Morris is walking each of the walks from Ways to Wander by Clare Qualmann and Claire Hind […]

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Drawing upon my world

I’m currently working on a drawing piece. It’s drawing in the wider sense in that it uses photographic images from the environment around us. These images are a mixture of man and nature creating marks, lines and movement in different […]

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Contemplation

Over the last week and a bit I haven’t done much art. There’s plenty I could be getting on with and whilst I am feeling somewhat tired from my current radiotherapy treatment it’s more to do with the fact I’m […]

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Appropriation

In life, we all appropriate in some way – whether this is retelling a joke or copying a haircut from some celebrity. But in the process of appropriation, often the thing in question becomes personalised simply in that in comes […]

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Taking Stock

It was April last year when I found out I was lucky enough to be selected for a Cass Material Arts bursary as being one of part of Made in Arts London’s (MiAL) featured artists. This bursary provided me with […]

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Urban reflections

These 2 works are a kind of continuation of what I was concentrating on last month – those small windows of urban existence – in particular reflections in a puddle and in a small local river respectively. These reflections draw […]

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The little wild corners of urban life

Sometimes, (in fact very often), it is not the large and spectacular that grabs my attention but the small and insignificant. I had been suffering from a particularly nasty virus for over 6 weeks and as a consequence there was […]

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Scavenger

Time can be a funny thing. When you are not looking, it just slips by as if nothing, yet it can be such an important factor in the creating and making of things. I have been working on quite a […]

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Urban Desires

Urban Desires Quite often I work on a number of pieces at the same time. Currently I have a very big painting on the way, but because of various reasons, I can’t currently proceed with it. Normally it’s to do […]

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Economies of Scale

On Thursday 11th September I visited two environments married to the same material yet radically different in scale. The Cooper-Recifavela, Cooperative de Catadores de Materiais Reciclãveis do Favela Vila Prudente de São Paulo, emerged from a union of residents in […]

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