In the current circumstances, I am more grateful than ever to have a space to go to to be creative. I thought I would share with you some beach finds I picked up on Rhossili beach, before the lockdown. Some of them are enough in themselves - perfect examples of wabi-sabi art, like this block … Continue reading In the Studio
In collaboration with composer and sound artist, John Rea, I have submitted the first part of an observational audio journal piece that will be featured today as part of Digithon, an innovative online festival bringing people closer together in a time of social distancing. Delivered by Wales Arts Review, the festival is a rough and … Continue reading Digithon Festival
New project with Katja Stiller, working with people who have lived experience of eating disorders to create art work for the NHS website. The aim is to update the site, and make it more accessible and welcoming. We will be exploring many art forms, drawing on the various creative talents of those attending, from film … Continue reading Creative Insights
Today, for the Romani Arts after-school session, the children designed and printed their own flags. Paint was used to colour the background, and either a lino stamp or stencil used for the centre print, reflecting designs traditionally painted onto vardos, or horse-drawn wagons. Some of the children decided to print their version of the Roma flag. … Continue reading Flag Printing
Kids love monsters; they never tire of stories from myth and legend. At the beginning of the Story telling and Art course, we travelled around the world, exploring stories from many different cultures, finding out about the spirits and mythical creatures that populate these tales. We encountered trolls from Iceland, dragons in China, a host … Continue reading Mythical Monsters
Some of the wonderful prints made today from etching into styrofoam by the children I've been working with from the Gypsy, Roman and Traveller community in Cardiff.
One participant of the Friday Creative Wellbeing group is a wonderful surrealist poet in the style of Gisèle Prassinos. From one of her poems, 'Reasoning Remains a Wealth', everyone has chosen a line that resonates with them, and created their own print or artwork, taking inspiration from the words of the poem. We are always discovering … Continue reading Structure for a Poem