From the outset I am going to state that a lot of this post is based on assumptions or limited information. However, this writing is being used as an opportunity to lay out some thoughts prior to setting off to […]
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One of the activities chosen prior to setting off on the a-n / Castlefield Budapest Artist Delegation 2018 is a suggested reading exchange. Everyone who will be part of the delegation has chosen a text, or in my case a […]
Refelections on a trip to Budapest as part of the a-n / Castlefield Artists’ International Delegation 2018
In the last of eight reviews stemming from the writer development workshop at Ikon Gallery in December, Trevor H Smith finds many questions left hanging in Edmund Clark’s exhibition, ‘In Place of Hate’. I am led down a strip-lit corridor, […]
For his review of Edmund Clark’s ‘In Place of Hate’, Martin Hamblen is struck by an absence on the inside. A walk-in, waist-high light box, constructed in the shape of a right angled capital C. On the exposed Perspex surface […]
Venue:DC1 Cafe and Gallery
Date:February 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Location:South East England
For her 600-word review following the writer development workshop at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, Jessica Ramm chose to write about Edmund Clark’s exhibition. For the exhibition ‘In Place of Hate’, Edmund Clark offers up the culmination of his three-year residency at […]
PRINTED OPINIONS/Lubaina Himid (Turner Prize 2017) WARNING: Some explicit content. Today I was fortunate enough to attend a Hull 2017 Writing Workshop (Printed Opinions) at the Ferens Art Gallery, led by performance-based British Fine Artist Nicola Singh and supported by Art-Writer and Turner Prize 2017 Co-Curator George […]
In response to: Nuno Coelho ‘Art In The Age Of Digital Reproduction’ 10 April 2017 Christies Education
Responding to: Daniel Oliver’s performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms, London See Eirini Kartsaki’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517774
The opening module of my Fine Art MA is Critical Review, and we’ve done a number of exercises, building up from 100 to 1000 words. The second task was a 250 word review of Daniel Burden’s Beam Drop. I’m posting […]
The second a-n Writer Development Programme is underway. Over the next five months or so, this blog will include a bit of commentary and plenty of writing by the eight participants.
I did not have the words when I started this blog. Looking back at it now it feels scant and sporadic, and tells me little of what was happening. The lack of verbal language, reflected here, is perhaps why I […]
So time ticks by… what have I been doing? I guess the reading and writing part of my brain has been quite occupied and in the studio I’ve still been tinkering with small things. I have taken the bull by […]
Notes from a DIY residency in Paris.
M.E. Awareness Day! #MillionsMissing Round Three. Made a card and sent to friends and comrades-in-harm. Would like to do an air drop or a snail-mail post-out to all those who cannot leave their bed, their room, their house; who feel […]
During my time at Tempting Failure, as well as performing I was fortunate enough to be invited to write about the performances alongside other artists and also David LaGaccia of Incident Magazine. I wrote my responses to the work of […]
Venue:Walker Art Gallery
Date:September 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Location:North West England
As part of the touring project idle women (on the water), idle women launch Stories in the Skies, a summer programme of theatre, visual art and writing in Lancashire.
Work is underway on my collection of diagram poems and small “devotional object” sculptures for a small solo exhibition entitled This Wonderful Pile of Dirt which will be on display in The Allotment Gallery at Greenbelt Festival, Saturday 27th August. […]
Thanks to this bursary I am having ongoing conversation/feedback with Michael Hampton, author of “Unshelfmarked – Reconceiving the Artist’s Book” and contributor to Art Monthly, Frieze, White Review and Uniformagazine amongst others. As our communication will eventually become a publication […]
When beginning a new series with a pre-defined focus, I collate relevant words and phrases on posits for the eye to drift over and pick out effective and surprising connections from which poetry can grow. Selected words are gathered in […]
Initiated as a means to share my process whilst working on a new collection of diagram poems for a POST Artists exhibition at Whitstable in June 2016, this blog continues to grow as a library of diagram poems, including individual works and thematically linked collections.