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    New Work - Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire

    New Work – Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire

     “Ambiguity is the appearance of dialectic in images, the law of dialectic at a standstill. This standstill is utopia and the dialectical image … dream image” – Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, 1927-1940 Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire explores the irreversible dynamic of time – and our attempts to find fixity. Where does linear time become […]

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    Phantasmagoria - non place of desire, at Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree show

    Phantasmagoria – non place of desire, at Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree show

    Phantasmagoria, non place of desire, is my final work for the MLitt (Masters of Letters) Fine Art Practice in Painting at Glasgow School of Art. Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire explores the irreversible dynamic of time and our attempts to find fixity. How does our experience of time form our memories, our identity? How do the […]

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    Exhibition of my work - Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree Show Sept 3rd - 8th 2016

    Exhibition of my work – Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree Show Sept 3rd – 8th 2016

    Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire “Ambiguity is the appearance of dialectic in images, the law of dialectic at a standstill. This standstill is utopia and the dialectical image … dream image” – Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire explores the irreversible dynamic of time and our attempts to find fixity. Where does linear […]

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    April 9th - Glasgow School of Art Postgrad Open Studios!

    April 9th – Glasgow School of Art Postgrad Open Studios!

    GSA Open Studios! 11-6pm 4th Floor, 20 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5ES This Saturday 23 students of MLitt Fine Art Practice (Painting & Drawing) at Glasgow School of Art will open our studios to show the work we have been developing since starting the course last September. I’ve been working extra hard in the studio this […]

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    Fan of Memory @Hidden Door Arts festival

    Fan of Memory @Hidden Door Arts festival

    Fan of Memory/Profane Illuminations May 22 – 30 Hidden Door Art Festival, Edinburgh Michele Marcoux – visual art Haftor Medbøe/Graham Coe – sound Reclaimed glass, projected light and sound create a labyrinth that transforms and fragments “He who has once begun to open the fan of memory never comes to the end of its segments; […]

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    Hag-ridden: Summerhall TV Interview

    Hag-ridden: Summerhall TV Interview

    Michele Marcoux : Hag-ridden from arts-news on Vimeo. Hag-ridden Tormented or worried, as if by a witch 2. 1680’s “afflicted by nightmares”.  An old term for sleep paralysis, the sensation of being held immobile in bed by a heavy weight and accompanied by a sense of an alien presence. Also ‘ridden by the hag’, ‘the […]

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    Exhibition - Hagridden, Summerhall Lower Church Gallery, Edinburgh June-July 2014
    Exhibition – Hagridden, Summerhall Lower Church Gallery, Edinburgh June-July 2014

    Hag-ridden ˈhaɡ-rɪd(ə)n Tormented or worried, as if by a witch  1680’s “afflicted by nightmares”.  An old term for sleep paralysis, the sensation of being held immobile in bed by a heavy weight and accompanied by a sense of an alien presence. Also: Succubus, Mære (Old English), The Old Hag (Newfoundland), Witch…

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    Phantasmagoria - non place of desire, at Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree show
    Phantasmagoria – non place of desire, at Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree show

    Phantasmagoria, non place of desire, is my final work for the MLitt (Masters of Letters) Fine Art Practice in Painting at Glasgow School of Art. Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire explores the irreversible dynamic of time and our attempts to find fixity. How does our experience of time form our memories, our identity? How …

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    Continental Drift
    Continental Drift

    What can we know?—and how do we know it?—how does the trace, 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 we (vi…

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    A room of one's own
    A room of one’s own

    For years I have had a recurring dream. I am alone in an old house (or is it a flat?).  With a dark central hallway and a number of closed doors  it feels haunted,  intimidating but also exciting and full of potential.  I think I have been here before.  Should I be here? I start […]…