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Working with Nature.

One of the things that came out of my research for my Contextual Review was recognition of the idea of working with uncertainty, and this is certainly something that rings true in my work with willow, in particular the living … Continue reading

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Exhibition, Event, Happening?

In many ways ironic that I should find out about Doug Aitkens project ‘Station to station- a 30 day happening’ that was to take over the Barbican , London from the 27th June through to the 26th July, shortly after … Continue reading

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Workshop- Painting with Earth pigments.

Yesterday I went to a workshop run by artist, Pete Ward, in conjunction with the Soil-Culture Exhibition at Plymouth University Gallery. It was about painting with earth pigments. I was keen to get a greater insight on the processes involved … Continue reading

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Pitch Black- Phonesis.

‘ I hope the experience of playing in the dark will create a closer communication between the audience and the band and that it will be meaningful to anyone who is used to relying on their sight in everyday life. I’m … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Soil Culture.

My visit to this exhibition – Soil Culture at the Peninsula Art Gallery on the Plymouth University Campus, was an opportunist visit when I took my son back to University after the Easter break. Earth – mud – dirt – … Continue reading

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Trying out film.

Due to the direction my work has taken and the nature of some of it I have been considering other options of showing/sharing my work and forms of documentation. I have made 2 short videos that I hope convey the … Continue reading

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Looking at Michelle Brody

Michele Brodys work includes installation, sculpture/mixed media, works on paper, photography and public art. The reason for looking at her work is for her use of living plants within her work, which relates very strongly to what I have been … Continue reading

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Further reflections on documentation.

This in some ways follows on from my ‘holding back on assignment 3’ discussion with Michele. She felt I was successfully collating and editing my way through the production of work, but need to pin down a methodology to work … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Arboretum

Arboretum- The art of trees; Arborealists and other artists at The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (viewed on 3/3/15). This exhibition is an exploration of the art of the tree from multiple viewpoints through the work of 30 contemporary … Continue reading

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Conversation around use of natural materials and charcoal making.

I had an interesting exchange with artist, Oliver Reed, on the OCA blog here- Me-Really enjoyed seeing the video of you at work and talking about your work. I am intrigued to know what it was you were grating, was … Continue reading

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