Writing

Why do I write like I’ve got lots of time….

Photo credit: pianoandstudy Recently I have been stumped on writing. Not for this, this is relatively easy for me as this is just my voice. But when it has come to writing a personal statement or my conference paper I have become still. I have a bunch of half formed ideas that won’t allow themselves to… Read More Why do I write like I’ve got lots of time….

Studio

7 Things That Motivate Me

There are always days when you need that extra push of motivation to get you to the studio and get you mind in the right place to work and get those creative juices flowing. Here’s a list of 10 things that motivate me. 1. COFFEE!! I know its sad and cliche that a student need… Read More 7 Things That Motivate Me

Residency, Video

Russian Jewish wedding…

Today we were challenged with making a selection of Russian Jewish wedding food (from the 1900s) for a scene in “Fiddler on the Roof” where the actors have to throw at each other. This meant that I got to use a new material called flex-foam – this is two chemicals that when they are poured… Read More Russian Jewish wedding…

Studio

Empty chairs at Empty tables…….

Due to the third year BA’s upcoming degree show, we have had to clear our studios out for five weeks. Which Is very strange to know that I won’t have a place to solely work on my sculptures, but its even weirder to see a place that has been full with fabric, wood, paper, paint… Read More Empty chairs at Empty tables…….

Residency

First Day of Theatre Residency

Today was my first day at Chichester Festival theatre as their Emerging Artist in Residence, which was very exciting. In contrast to the other times I had visited, everyone was busy making sets, props and setting up the stage for the theatre’s production of 40 Years On.  I was introduced to the props team and was… Read More First Day of Theatre Residency

Residency

Three Months at the Theatre

Quick note to say, I have been selected to be the Artist in Residency at the Chichester festival theatre for 3 months! I’m very excited for this opportunity to be working with the Prop department of the theatre. Click here  to see the theatres article about me, I will be posting updates on here on how… Read More Three Months at the Theatre

Writing

Art Student- 10 things you need to know

I have been an art student for around 4 years and within that time I have discovered some essential things that you need to know as an art student! Music and headphones will keep you working much longer The studios can be oddly quite sometimes and that can be overwhelming. Having headphones, allows you turn… Read More Art Student- 10 things you need to know

Studio, Video

Performance- Is it part of my work?

Performance. When ever someone mention performance art. We instantly have this idea of a strange person, doing strange things that, frankly, most people have difficulty understanding. Or is it much more simpler then that? Is an artist doing what they normal do in the studio in itself a performance? When I make a a sculpture… Read More Performance- Is it part of my work?

Studio

Good Day in the Studio- Exploring Equus

Had a very productive day within the studio (a solid 8 hours work today), looking at how I can connect narrative with different coloured threads, focusing on Equus. I have been using the text of Equus to explore the relationship of Dystart and Alan and how Dystart becomes envious of Alan’s passion and faith within his own… Read More Good Day in the Studio- Exploring Equus