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 to open doors into dark empty rooms. Bedroom? Living Room? I feel an odd sense of propriety – I would like to  live here – but also that somehow I am trespassing.  I walk into the kitchen which is large and old fashioned and hasnt been…

Old Ambulance Depot Edinburgh- blood/MARCYAve Opens

Exhibition Private View Oct 31st 7 – 9.30 pm, Exhibition opening hours 10.30 – 5pm 1st – 3rd Nov BLOOD/Marcy Ave is an exhibition about girlhood, violence, memories and altered states to do with a particular neighbourhood in Southside Williamsburg, Brooklyn (MarcyAve). Paintings/drawing, moving image, sound, poetry by visual artist Michele Marcoux, poet Sheila Black and sound artist Lynne Therman The Exhibition is now an Event on my Facebook page – go over and like my page and sign up to the event! https://www.facebook.com/MicheleMarcouxArtist/events MAX ERNST AND SVETLANA BOYM BLOOD/Marcy Ave is part of a collaboration between Sheila, Lynne and myself called Nostalgia/Analgesic which  explores the origins, problems…

In my studio – prevaricating

Spending what feels like half my life in the studio these days – probably should be more than that given the show is only 6 weeks away….This weekend went to the Ambulance Depot to work out what kind of lighting I should use when there is 2D work and moving image in the same show. I was really lucky to be able to borrow lighting kit from Screen Academy and to have Drew on hand to run up and down a ladder but I am afraid I am no clearer….I need ‘lots of lights’ and then ‘no lights’ ? Really?…