Getting ready for our Open Studios event. The artists who have studios at Kings Road Yard, Pontcanna will be opening their doors to let visitors come to view their work. Friday from 6pm with party downstairs, and Saturday from 10am to correspond with the outdoor market in the yard. All welcome!
I've been cutting out creatures from the experimental print textures as examples of what can be added to The Weaving Tree, an exciting project at Wales Millennium Centre. I planned the birds and hare, but the two creatures below emerged from random marks made in the print-making process, and I love how kooky they are. … Continue reading Cut-out Critters
For the past year, Katja Stiller and I have been facilitating sessions for the Creative Insights project, funded with assistance from Cardiff and Vale Health Lottery and Tanio Arts. We have been working with a group of people with lived experience of eating disorders, to develop creative content for the Cardiff and Vale Adult Eating … Continue reading Creative Insights Exhibition
Launch of Beyond the Label, a project I have been facilitating with Katja Stiller with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and working in collaboration with Ty Canna Mental Health Outreach service in Cardiff. Over a period of three months, we worked with a group of service users over Zoom to produce creative content for an animation, booklet and … Continue reading Beyond the Label Project
Sometimes, just doodling with whatever's to hand to see what happens. I added the cut-outs from a random page afterwards. Thoughts about interconnectedness and sustainable communities. There's a Sanskrit saying “Vasudhaiva kutumbakam”, which means “the whole world is one family”. The Phorescent
I've been missing our trips to London during lockdown, so when the Hackney Citizen newspaper came through the door for the previous tenant, I cut out some pics of young people from Hackney who starred in the recent film, Rocks. Here is today's collage using found words.
Have been in the hospital today, so feeling pretty drained, but managed to make this one earlier. I want to continue to do one piece a day if I can. Being creative helps with healing, and it is interesting to see what comes out from the found words - one from each line of a … Continue reading Soundings
Here are some of my asemic experiments. I often use asemic writing as a way in to abstract works. I create a mysterious script that transcends semantics. It is like a complex future language, a child's first attempts at writing, an ancient script or an undecipherable code. Asemic works place the viewer somewhere between reading … Continue reading Writing as Art/Art as Writing