fusion morris dancing, direct connections to the past https://www.instagram.com/reel/CyWHCHkIt3A/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==
starts january- Through Artslab we have funding for our first project with Wheal Martyn Museum of the Clay country ‘Category is Cornish work wear’ Young people will explore and select costumes from photographs and garments provided by our museums and...
For The Active Looking Project we used mood cards to prompt the design of a mask and discussions about wellbeing. Once again a mix of digital and making skills has proved interesting and popular.
The photography of Edward S Curtis, exploring the aboriginal cultures in the USA, feels like people want more of this today
Giving young people the opportunity to wear a mask has developed their confidence with seeing themselves and each other behind and in front of the lens. Originally I was exploring how we might blank out a models features and or break down emotions as in ancient...
A network of artists helping to create political and social change https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/15/style/wide-awakes-civil-war-activists.html
more test prints toned with tea, bleached with soda crystals, enquiring how we can reinvent wet processes to make them sustainable and inclusive
My first series of digital cyanotypes - pasty wrapper, ketchup splash, washing up and after dinner speeches. Using my diary of smartphone images I have selected a series of images with a theme and worked through the processes of photography using a hybrid of digital...
are shooting, reshooting, selecting, editing and sharing, I can do all these through a combination of wet and digital processes using a smartphone, cyanotype chemicals, scrap paper and the UV light box. I have now begun sharing these skills in the community.
I've started taking groups for gentle walks, identifying plants and pressing them, creating cyanotype photograms in the way Anna Atkins would of in 2023.