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Imperfect pattern

As of late I have been having a wonderful time in my studio creating patterns. Using watercolour, acrylic or ink on paper, these patterns have been far from perfect in their repetitions and accuracy but I have been trying to […]

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Walking Beyond Words

WALKING BEYOND WORDS Exploring our smallness and the interconnectedness of everything Today is the beginning of Walking Beyond Words. In this series of 52 weekly walks we are walking alone, knowing that others are walking also. It is a kind […]

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Need Help Writing About Your Art?

Want to Improve Your Artist Statement? Do you struggle to communicate your ideas on paper? Does the thought of writing a statement about your work make you pop your head in the sand? Would you like someone to help you […]

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I enjoy a good background

I have recently started on a new series of works, somewhat larger than normal and inspired by my previous doodlings of strange insect like creatures and also my garden series. It is at a very early stage but it will […]

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Flobber wobber

Spinney winney Swimming, strimming through the water or air It doesn’t matter This strange creature defies existence, refuses structure It lives its life through imagination and sheer determination Poof, woof, whirrrrrl It’s as if it discovers new parts as its […]

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That moment in the evening

That moment in the evening Coming back from nowhere in particular Thinking about nothing at all The cars line the streets And the street stretches ahead The lights are not yet on Yet there is an eerie glow Spreading slowly […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

Distance I have been doing something different this month; working in the hospitality sector to bring in some extra money and also to shake up the focus of my observation and experience. It came at a good time. Just before […]

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Language, image and understanding

These words as I write encompass possibilities. Yes, if I wanted I could choose to defy the linear nature of the structure and conventions of the written paragraph. I could explode the visual layout and present in an alternative format […]

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The neighbourhood

The broken down spaces could be called triangular, rectangular, prism-like but borderless. There is a crossing over, an infiltration, one piece encroaches upon another but as quickly as each aspect appears, it can disappear, out of view and out of […]

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Red Roses

This week has seen the publication of a book I have been working on, with Verity Holloway and Boudicca Press, for nearly two years. Disturbing the Body is an anthology of women’s writing about their bodies – of times when […]

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BECOMING META SCREENSHOTTING A PICTURE OF IMAGE WITH ALT TAGS
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alt text as haiku

This is an idea generated in a brilliant workshop by Shannon Finnegan for Control Shift Network who have been running a series of stimulating and fascinating events throughout November 2020.

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A room of one’s own(ish)

Writing the application for a two-year artist’s award – fantastic that such things exist here in Sweden – was a great process. Needless to say if I get it I will be over the moon. My proposal is for tailor-made […]

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The Fragment

It has been a very long time since I’ve posted a blog on account of the Masters of Research degree I have been doing at UAL Central Saint Martins. Who would have thought all that has happened has happened and […]

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Giving it a whirl in Athens

Earlier in the year I was invited by the organisers to take part in the 8th International Video Poetry Festival in Athens, Greece. My work was shown as part of the Poetry + Video programme curated by Marie Craven. But […]

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