Feet

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Feet

Not surprisingly, feet have emerged in my mark making recently. Though I’m still very immobile I can get into two of my creative spaces regularly and have been doing a lot of mark making and working with fabric and found installation materials. I’m not sure where this work is going and feel like this is a time for map making, as I am limited to how far I can travel presently. This current work is supported by Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces. Castlefield Gallery’s,  www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk New Art Spaces (NAS) is an...

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New In The Box

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New In The Box

Here is another ‘make’ by Kenneth Prescott which he placed in the small box, in the indoor block on Pennington Flash last week. Ken commented, “It is a dark part of a branch with additions and it is not showing too well on the photo. I will put content into the small box every few weeks and use lighter coloured wood for the makes so they will show up better when photographed.” Many thanks Ken, I am still unable to get out to the flash so it is great that another artist is looking after this little box and filling it...

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New In The Box

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New In The Box

Many thanks to Kenneth Prescott who put this new ‘make’ in the small box in the indoor block on Pennington Flash earlier this week.

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Chris & Ken

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Chris & Ken

Many thanks to Kenneth Prescott and local writer CJ Harter (www.cjharterbooks.co.uk) who will be looking after and puting content into this small box in the indoor block on Pennington Flash over the next few weeks. This image shows a ‘make’ by Ken  currently on display. I am on crutces for a while with a ruptured achilles tendon so am very grateful to Ken and Chris and also looking forward to sharing what they put in the box over the coming weeks. Thanks again!

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End Of Winter

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End Of Winter

Today I displayed in the box a small photograph of some marks I have made on a much larger scale, again inspired by this very end of winter. Don’t forget local writer CJ Harter  (see here for more information www.cjharterbooks.co.uk) is running a Beginners’ Creative Writing Course starting 2nd April 2-4pm and every Saturday for six sesssions at Eden Community Centre, 14 Walmesley Road, Leigh, WN7 1YE.

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Box Drying Out

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Box Drying Out

Last week, after the short closure of the indoor block on Pennington Flash, I found this small box completley glued together with mold! Lots of scrubbing and some scraping of the photograph that was stuck to the perspex on the front followed. After a winter, during which one thing and another has prevented the re-emergence of other boxes, I’m not sure what the spring will hold, yet this little box is now back in use. So do leave small images, artwork or writing in the postbox and I will continue to display them. I still have a small...

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Winter Tangle

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Winter Tangle

Here are some more marks, made after being out on Pennington Flash at this cold, wet, raw and yet inspiring time of year.

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New Art Spaces-Leigh

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New Art Spaces-Leigh

Moving into this new studio has meant having more space to develop the installation work I’m currently calling “making a body”, that includes body prints, soft forms and crochet.  I have a huge window and lots of light to work in. After spending many months focused on how I experience my spine I have become very curious about how to make a body around this, (make my body, ponder the desire, need to consider doing this?) something I have been exploring through movement for a while! This work is supported by Castlefield...

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New Art Spaces-Leigh

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New Art Spaces-Leigh

Over the past month I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to move into and begin working in a studio in the New Art Spaces-Leigh. Castlefield Gallery’s (www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk) New Art Spaces (NAS) is an initiative to create dynamic project spaces for artists, artist collectives and artist development agencies. Making use of temporary vacant retail, office and light industrial units, NAS provides opportunities for emerging creatives to incubate their practices, produce work and showcase new art to local communities. Currently CG...

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Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

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Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

2 Spines, part of an installation (shown in Bolton earlier this year)  was chosen for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open, at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, WA1 1JB. This exciting and varied exhibition continues until 31st October and is open Monday-Friday 10-4.30, Saturday 10-4, see warringtonartsfestival.co.uk for more information about the whole festival. I’m delighted 2 Spines is included in the Open and think they look great in their corner of the gallery. Many thanks Warrington Arts...

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