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Artists responding……

So responding to a call out for artists responding to under reported issues concerning the world we live in I sent images and words to https://www.artistsrespondingto.co.uk/zine Looking at others accepted for issue 7, I felt the need to celebrate visual … Continue reading

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96 sheet billboard

Exploring housing, homes and environment. I fiddle around with numbers of sheets forming a 96 sheet billboard trying to scale it into a manageable form and discover something new Clearing out old drawings, made by hand on a parallel motion … Continue reading

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trees and how I fell in love

Where to go? where to find some calm understanding? the confusion of teenage life! But the oak tree knew. Knew what? I am unsure but certainly something. It s rough bark, the uncomfortable roots that I wriggled my bottom into. … Continue reading

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Climate of care and sometimes the lack of it

I am sliding around, wrestling with the slippery subject of care, or the lack of it. Right now it is about the issue of homelessness. I have been trying to understand how it is that over 450,000 homes are standing … Continue reading

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Thinking about the words we use

Social distancing Self isolation shielding lockdown I cannot work out which is more disturbing – I have a morbid dread of being wrongfully imprisoned, shut in by walls, cut off from human contact, warmth of love, of quiet fresh air … Continue reading

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Riches found while having a clear out

I am clearing things out of my studio. Preparing for something, perhaps new work, perhaps a change or just because it might clear my mind. I have files of things, images, pieces of text that inspired me or in some … Continue reading

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Visibility

Working with colleagues ‘ Sparrows’, Kirsty Claxton and Elizabeth Adeline, we have begun an exploration of the place of photos in creating work.  Tied to the images we created a list of words between us and then focused in on … Continue reading

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So where in the order of life does Covid 19 belong?

Forms of life get very small, I am unsure but I think that viruses are the smallest. Strands of ribonuclei acid , RNA,wrapped up in a coat to protect themselves when not happily reproducing in some other living organism. So … Continue reading

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Touch

So I am exploring our human relationships through touch. Using the difficult, fragile and unpredictable medium of china clay I invite people to hold my hand. effectively we are making some kind of ‘clay shake’. Originally my interest stemmed from … Continue reading

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On seeming to be invisible

How many of us feel really seen? What does it actually take to make yourself visible?

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