Practice Progression

‘It Wasn’t Meant to be Like This (It Was Meant to be Like This)’

Still-shot from my degree show film 'It Wasn't Meant to be Like This (It Was Meant to be Like This)' ​I changed elements of the piece slightly to improve its aesthetic. Although I was going to use a white background, I realised that the black background would actually suit it better as I begin to… Continue reading ‘It Wasn’t Meant to be Like This (It Was Meant to be Like This)’

Artist Blogs

Hedwig Houben: Five Possible Lectures on Six Possibilities for a Sculpture (2012)

I am really interested in Hedwig Houben's approach to performance, and the way she interacts with sculptures in the space. She experiments in a lot of her work with blurring the line between the process and the finished piece, and this has been an aspect present in my own practice which I have been experimenting… Continue reading Hedwig Houben: Five Possible Lectures on Six Possibilities for a Sculpture (2012)

Artist Blogs, Practice Progression

Researching for a piece of Creative Writing.

I have recently been inspired by Danielle Freakley's 'The Quote Generator', which is where Freakley used just quotes for three years. This made me think about the notion of originality, and whether there is any such thing as being purely original. Danielle Freakley 'The Quote Generator' Using just quotes/paraphrasing, is how I want to structure my publication… Continue reading Researching for a piece of Creative Writing.

Artist Talks

Artist Talk: Mark Leckey

Mark Leckey introduced his talk by saying “I’m having a crisis.” Although that must feel like torture for him, it actually comforted me in a strange way. To know that artists who have ‘made it’, still go through times in their career where their inspiration dries up, makes me realise that it’s ok to sometimes… Continue reading Artist Talk: Mark Leckey

Gallery/Exhibition Blogs

Charley Evans: A Play on Rope

A Play on Rope was an audacious experimental solo show by Charley Evans, a first year student studying Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University. The one-night-only pop-up show, situated at Zuhouse in central Liverpool, was an installation consisting of three television monitors showing experimental films, intertwined with bright orange rope and fragments of coal. The… Continue reading Charley Evans: A Play on Rope

Practice Progression

Reflections from my Group Critique on 30th March 2017

As we have already organised and curated a show as a group, our University tutor said that our crit should be an opportunity to experiment with work that is either unfinished, or finished work that we don’t really understand. Therefore, a few days before, I decided that I was going to show the version of… Continue reading Reflections from my Group Critique on 30th March 2017

Artist Talks

Caroline Achaintre

Achaintre started her talk by talking about her drawing as the thing that informs her other work. She then started to make her drawing into rugs. Achaintre then had many questions about showing the work such as: is the work a rug or is it an image? She did find it interesting as a piece… Continue reading Caroline Achaintre

Gallery/Exhibition Blogs

The First Exhibition I Organised: ‘If the Shoe Fits’ at Surtsey Projects, Liverpool.

The first show I organised was on 17th March, and I curated it and featured my work in it with nine other third year students. We exhibited the work it the Surtsey Projects Gallery in Liverpool and then deinstalled the show the next day. The show worked really well as an exhibition and the public… Continue reading The First Exhibition I Organised: ‘If the Shoe Fits’ at Surtsey Projects, Liverpool.