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From stills to moving image

Alongside photography and video I work with weave. My sculptural work ‘X-Ray’ series (2009-ongoing), which tests how far I can push weave against its own conventions, exposes its vertical warp, which is usually hidden. I have developed my own weave technique to reveal and manipulate the warp […]

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The spoken and written representation of a practice

The project also included mentoring with an arts professional whom I had in-depth discussions about my practice, projects, perspective, representation and goals. We refined the language I use to express my concepts and narrative; together we worked on my artist statement and […]

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Gene Expression

For all posts regarding my Immunotherapy and T-cell project with Oxford University researcher Anina Graedel with the Wellcome Trust, please go to: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/gene-expression/

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MP’s request for free ‘slick and engaging’ film prompts video editor’s unflattering ‘promo’ in response

In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Artists sign open letter protesting dismissal of director Catherine de Zegher from the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent; report says ‘outdated recruitment practices’ are holding back diversity in the arts; buyer of destroyed Banksy artwork to go through with purchase.

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Footage and editing

My project included a short course in editing which I undertook at UAL. I’ve been recording videos, mainly on my iPhone for a few years, and I felt it was time to learn a new skill to evolve my work through experimenting with […]

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Working with moving image

Started my project with looking back footages I took as well as researching what other artists have made in the medium of film. I came across Allora & Calzadilla’s work at their exhibition ‘Foreign in a Domestic Sense’ at Lisson […]

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Lightbox finished – video

I collected the latest version of the lightbox yesterday from the framer. I added two new layers of engraved perspex to add greater depth and it worked! With the mirror behind there appear to be 10 layers which create a […]

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Ordering chaos

I visited the Abstract Expressionism show at the RA yesterday – it reminded me where my roots lie, but I’m sure as my practice has developed and evolved, I’m more keen to find order in chaos, actually I think I’m […]

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Video experiments

I’ve been working on the videos using the files and data collected from Annina’s research, it’s work in progress. I intend to use the sounds from the lab: the centrifuge, tissue cutting machine and microscope to create the audio for […]

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The science bit

I have been very lucky to be paired with a scientist who explains her research well and involved me  in each stage of analysing the microscopy images of the T-cells. The slide of the T-cell that I opted to base […]

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Engraving the plates

I received back the light box from the framer yesterday, I was pleased that my idea worked and also that it looked striking. I had included three layers of plates, the same image engraved onto perspex lit from behind, and […]

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Lightbox

The lightbox for the engraved perspex is almost finished – just a few tweaks before it is ready to show.  

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Engravings

Plate making has begun – engraving perspex with images of T-cells.

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Gene Expression

Gene Expression: A Wellcome Trust funded project exploring the role of the thymus in autoimmune diseases, interpreted through video-art and prints.

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What of you?

They say ignorance is bliss, but I think it’s a lazy option. You can find out whatever you want, you just need to dedicate your time to it (but then they say that time is money). I feel like motivational […]

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Kissing Without Tongues

WHY DO YOU FIND IT SO DIFFICULT TO COMMIT TO THINGS? YOUR ABILITY TO PERCEIVE IS FANTASTIC, SO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF IT. FORGET THAT ACTUALLY, BECAUSE YOU WILL BE FOOLED AND IN-TURN DISAPPOINTED. THE FAÇADE IS ONE THING, BUT […]

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