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    X-Burg: wearable art that is out of time and out of place

    X-Burg: wearable art that is out of time and out of place

    X-burg is a new line of vintage collage jewellery  created from original designs that I developed while  living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in the 1980’s. Varnished collages on aluminium and wood, the jewellery designs reflect the fractured, dynamic, sometimes dangerous culture of 1980’s NYC. Source materials include Mexican comic books, paper money, vintage stationary, postage stamps […]

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    Creative Reactions exhibition at TENT gallery, ECA

    Creative Reactions exhibition at TENT gallery, ECA

    Objects give form to our desires and when no longer useful become ‘unseen’ “…objects are important not because they are evident and physically constrain or enable but often precisely because we do not ‘see’ them. The less we are aware of them the more powerfully they can determine our expectations by setting the scene and […]

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    GYRE at TENT gallery, Edinburgh College of Art May 12th as part of Creative Reactions

    GYRE at TENT gallery, Edinburgh College of Art May 12th as part of Creative Reactions

    “…objects are important not because they are evident and physically constrain or enable but often precisely because we do not ‘see’ them. The less we are aware of them the more powerfully they can determine our expectations by setting the scene and insuring normative behaviour, without being open to challenge.” Materiality, Daniel Miller, Duke University Press, […]

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    GYRE research - WASPS Open Studio

    GYRE research – WASPS Open Studio

    My project GYRE (a work in progress)  involves the collection and documentation of plastic waste (specifically PET foil balloons) which I have collected for a number of years from a remote open ocean beach on Block Island, Rhode Island a small island off the east coast of the USA. Tied to our rituals of celebration and commemoration […]

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    NEW WORK: Creative Reactions: Liminal State, Glasgow Trades Hall

    NEW WORK: Creative Reactions: Liminal State, Glasgow Trades Hall

    A great night last night at the Creative Reactions: Liminal State pop up exhibition at the Trades Hall in Glasgow.  This was the final event of  the PINT OF SCIENCE international science festival which took place in Glasgow last week. Creative Reactions: Liminal State featured 7 artists including myself (Michele Marcoux) Marta Fuster De Barutell, Jodi Le […]

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    GYRE - work created from PLASTIC WASTE at Pint of Science Festival MAY 18TH

    GYRE – work created from PLASTIC WASTE at Pint of Science Festival MAY 18TH

    Work from my lastest project GYRE (a work in progress) will be part of Creative Reactions: Liminal State, an exhibition at Glasgow Trades Hall May 18th from 7pm-10pm. PET foil balloons can be found on beaches across the world. Wrapped around boulders, accumulated in masses like seaweed they are the dead junk of a consumer society […]

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    Portfolio of Recent Work
    Portfolio of Recent Work

    Below is  a portfolio of recent work 2013-2017. For information on the individual exhibitions please use the links below. Creative Response: Liminal State, Glasgow Trades Hall 2017 Master of Letters Fine Art Practice Degree Show Glasgow School of Art 2016 Fan of Memory/Profane Illuminations, Hidden Door Festival 2015 Hagri…

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    Creative Reactions exhibition at TENT gallery, ECA
    Creative Reactions exhibition at TENT gallery, ECA

    Objects give form to our desires and when no longer useful become ‘unseen’ “…objects are important not because they are evident and physically constrain or enable but often precisely because we do not ‘see’ them. The less we are aware of them the more powerfully they can determine our expectations by setting the…

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    Continental Drift
    Continental Drift

    What can we know?—and how do we know it?—how does the trace, 2015 memory, relic of one thing morph into another or how does it form a path we follow? These seem particularly urgent questions in light of women’s history—so much of which exists in the fragmentary form of memory and story. These are questions that …

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    INTERVIEW with Redbird Review - Fan of Memory, Hidden Door Festival
    INTERVIEW with Redbird Review – Fan of Memory, Hidden Door Festival

    Redbird Review – interview with Eileen Budd, May 2015 Nostalgia is a powerful thing.  It used to be thought of as a sickness but social psychologists now believe it has a positive impact on us, that it makes us happier and even makes us feel warmer.  Is it an emotion?  Hundreds of products are sold […]…