Why I Hate Interviews

Interviews areĀ distressing; they have madeĀ me fidgety, shaky, quite unwell even – that was when I really needed a job. So what about that instance when I absolutely didn’t need the job?Ā In factĀ last yearĀ I applied for a position to work at the Venice BienalleĀ on a whim at 10pm the night before the closing date, mostly to […]

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Written Response to my Paintings

  With painting as my medium, I have explored an array of materials and developed a fluidity in my work that would only have developed through choosing such material.Ā  I chose to paint as an escape from thinking; to merely create art using only the practice itself to guide my development. As such, being directed […]

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Painting Music: Rhythm in Art

‘Talking to artists is like embarking on voyages of discovery’ –Ā Richard Cork 23/1/17 Reflection I was privileged to interview five very talented musicians andĀ collected over 20,000 words worth of conversation. The semester was mostly research based so, whilst I could not achieve the highest grade due to the lack of resolvedĀ work, I feel that there […]

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Whimsical People: 7/11/16

I’m not a great blog writer. I am throwing the term ‘art’ aroundĀ as an excuse to explain my shitty writing, however I think it is because I am trying to express my thoughts lightly over things whichĀ are actually very important to me. I am finally beginning to call myself an ‘artist’ as opposed to an […]

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Venice

Two people from our year have been offered an opportunity to work at the Venice Biennalle for a month in 2017. This involves working alongsideĀ the prestigious Scottish artist Rachel McLean. My application:   I first encountered Rachel MacLean last year and I, endearingly, described her videos and photography as garish, almost manic. Her work is […]

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