This work is looking at intricate connections and associations we have and need to develop further with our surroundings. It is looking at the layers of information that are contained in a single viewpoint or image. The work tries to look in depth and beyond what is physically possible and at underlying constructs which could … Continue reading BtB – FAC Original Proposal
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This is about the title for the work in the Beyond the Boundaries exhibition. We had a workshop with performance artist Louise Ashcroft. The workshop involved finding words from two - three different publications. I chose the theory book I was reading Influx and Efflux - Jane Bennett, a magazine (from a weekend newspaper) and … Continue reading Future Ancestral Connections
The excitement of putting on an exhibition is not much changed during a pandemic. There are still essential tasks to do which take time and a certain amount of effort: project proposals, press releases, publicity, accompanying literature but the ultimate focus has changed, artwork viewed on the screen will never be as good as in … Continue reading Beyond the Boundaries Exhibition
Sometime over the lockdown summer I responded to a call out from the Belgian charity, Cultureghem, providing food parcels and support for less fortunate families. Their request was for artwork that could accompany the food packages combining culture with food; be easily transportable and of a specific size. Previous to this I had been creating … Continue reading Food Parcels and Art
I have, for a while, been having my usual doubts about my practise. Am I a one trick pony? Are the themes that run through my work valid? And then I had not just one but two good experiences. I've been searching for a new avenue for my art, trying working with fabric, tapestries sculpture … Continue reading A good experience
When I start a new work I feel like an explorer. Venturing into the unknown where the excitement of discovery leads me forward to unfamiliar territory. My continued interest in reflections which constitute the limen or threshold is a testament to this. This transitional space becomes a place where, standing on the threshold, the participant … Continue reading My practise