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    Creative Reactions: Liminal State, Glasgow Trades Hall

    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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    "DEEP SPACE" - Exhibition Opens March 2nd, Studio 1.1, London

    “DEEP SPACE” – Exhibition Opens March 2nd, Studio 1.1, London

    Deep Space 3 – 26 March Studio 1.1, 57a Redchurch St London E2 7DJ Private View Thursday 2 March 6 – 9pm “We must be shown only enough to know that there is more, and to want that ‘more’ not to be disclosed. A prime agency of disclosure is the cut, which divides one shot […]

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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 Passage des jumelles Phantasmagoria, non-place of desire explores the irreversible dynamic of time – and our attempts to find fixity. Where does […]

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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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    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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    "DEEP SPACE" - Exhibition Opens March 2nd, Studio 1.1, London
    “DEEP SPACE” – Exhibition Opens March 2nd, Studio 1.1, London

    Deep Space 3 – 26 March Studio 1.1, 57a Redchurch St London E2 7DJ Private View Thursday 2 March 6 – 9pm “We must be shown only enough to know that there is more, and to want that ‘more’ not to be disclosed. A prime agency of disclosure is the cut, which divides one shot […]…

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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 cheap jerseys does it form cheap NBA jerseys a Spain 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 […

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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 […]…