The BBC ran a competition which invited people to write a script about their experiences during lockdown, involving internet collaboration. I had sent illustration student Dorothy Flint and other members of her Happening group the construct I had made following my 'archaeological analysis of the potato that would not burn'. (See my previous blog on … Continue reading A new collaboration
A lot has happened since the 11th January, and some of it has been related to the Happening. One of the principles of that event was that we were not going to keep any of the artefacts of the day's efforts because they were going to be burnt on a bonfire. A second principle was … Continue reading Post-Happening developments
Billed as an experiment in random collaboration among artists inspired by the collaboration of painter / performance artist Allan Kaprow and musician John Cage, our Happening threw up tensions, surprises, laughter and frustrations. Built into the day’s activities was a strong element of randomness and the possibility, if the participants so wanted, to burn any … Continue reading The 2020 January Happening in the South West of England
It is with great pleasure that I can say that I have received the following notification from the assessment board: Congratulations - you have now obtained all the credits required for a BA Hons Photography - First Class (1st) classification. The overall comment was as follows: Overall Comments and Feed ForwardThe submission shows the benefit … Continue reading My final degree results are in!
My SYP parcels have arrived at their destination; I have finished writing up my exhibition reviews and notes on the RAMM symposium; I have just finished remaking my book, a very significant part of the publication of my work One Year, and putting together a video of it. I can now go to Italy!
What: Solo painting, film and sculpture Date: 20th September 2019 With: Photography colleagues Where: Harbour House, Kingsbridge, Devon. Curator: Susie David Location : Harbour House is a very easily accessible space, constantly used by artists. Setting: The exhibition of paintings of all sizes on the theme of water was very well suited to the setting … Continue reading Susie David exhibition review
Date: 14th September, 2019 Venue: St Elizabeth Hall, Bristol Time: 10 - 4 Tutor: Matt White Attendees: 11 Meeting: People had been sent material to look at . I had not signed up so I didn't get it. One thing was for people to make a flick book. Several had made one. I really liked … Continue reading OCA SW September meeting