Practice Progression

Re-filming ‘The Artist: Altered’

Today a re-filmed a piece I made not long ago to improve the quality. Please see below for the full piece: https://vimeo.com/205227650  

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Practice Progression

The ‘Specific Points of Interest’ Series

On 16th March 2017, I exhibited the 'Specific Points of Interest' Series as part of the group show 'If the Show Fits', at Surtsey Projects Gallery in Liverpool. Following on from my lard sculpture work and my recent film piece 'The Artist: Altered', I decided to push those ideas forward, by highlighting the process of… Continue reading The ‘Specific Points of Interest’ Series

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‘Self Portrait on a Tuesday’ 2017

As I made this sculpture using my body mapping method, I view this as a portrait of myself in that present moment, hence the title 'Self Portrait on Tuesday'. If I were to make the sculpture again, it would be totally different, despite it again being a portrait of myself. The sculpture shows my internal… Continue reading ‘Self Portrait on a Tuesday’ 2017

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Aesthetically Pleasing Lard

For this piece, I simply experimented more with the size and colour of the sculptures. By also spending more time on each sculpture, I had a stronger connection with the material and the manipulation of it. However, I realised after I had made the piece, that it actually looked very aesthetically pleasing, and upon the… Continue reading Aesthetically Pleasing Lard

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Sculpting with Lard

Since my tutorial with the artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, I have been wanting to revisit my experimentations making lard sculptures and push them further. It wasn't really appropriate at the time to colour the lard, as I wanted my work to be purely from the internal. I now want to experiment with embracing the aesthetic aspect… Continue reading Sculpting with Lard

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Reflecting on the Two Exhibitions I was Involved in at Cain’s Brewery

After the meeting with Joe Orr our curator, we were aware that we were needing to put three pieces of work into the different spaces, all varying in sizes. I was then faced with the problem of how to exhibit a performance piece in three pieces. After thinking about the subject matter and context of… Continue reading Reflecting on the Two Exhibitions I was Involved in at Cain’s Brewery