The idea of material thinking and inclusion of the self in the importance of the creative process is what seems to be most important to me in thinking about my practice in general and its generative quality both in terms of research and the work it produces. “Critics and theorists interested in communicating ideas about [material thinking] cannot […]Read more "Material Thinking & How to Weave a Basket"
This is essentially a post for me to think more in-depth about my Practice As Research (PAR). I touched on a few issues in the Autoethnographic post, but in this one it’s about digging a little deeper than that… Robert Morris: “Much attention had been focused on the analysis of the content of art […]Read more "My Situated Practice As Research"
“Wake” (2014) is my degree show work for this year’s Create’14 Festival of Arts at York ST John. I believe this is the first time that the MA Fine art has been included in Create and, working as both Exhibitions Coordinator for Fine Art as well as working as a participating artists, needless to say […]Read more "Wake"
In an article that of course had to be called ‘Island Life‘ (people seem to forget that Britain is made of islands too!?), Frieze published a brilliant article about the fast-growing contemporary art scene in the Caribbean. I’m more than happy to say that some of the names were familiar to me and I was […]Read more "Chilly in the Caribbean – The Frieze Article."
Bit of a mouthful, but it’s a term I’ve latched onto recently in thinking about what criteria are inherent within my practice that might enable me to consider what it is that I do as ‘practice-based research’ (or any of the other myriad of names: practice as research, practice led research, research-led practice and the […]Read more "Autoethnographic Practice?"