So through conversation with Tamlin Lundberg (ceramicist) I discovered that Lowestoft also had a porcelain factory and also that the 'Time and Tide museum' held a core sample of the area , so I went to investigate. The core sample was not especially amazing, nor where the examples of Lowestoft ceramics although some things touched me. I was taken by the photographs of Tony Ray Jones showing daily life in Britain during the 60's and how some of the images reminded me of life i
Having spoken to Alice Lyons again about the other thread within my thinking about returning the work to where it came from and the thoughts about burial urns, it was suggested I should visit the british museum to look at different forms of burial sarcophagi and urns. I had not been to the museum for many years and was impressed by the new space and the siting of the 'house frontal pole' from British Columbia obviously because my mind has become attuned to the column/totemic
Rachel White read at Tate Britain After following Rachels work for some time through I suppose the eyes of a painter, seeing her work afresh in some sense now as a sculptor of sorts brings new things. Whilst thinking about her work from a two dimensional perspective its just as easy to have an empathy or understanding of her use of space or absence of presence but its almost as is I am drawn even closer to her thinking via the explorations in my own work. Whether this work i
Whilst at the whiteread show, I started to think about the use of maquettes in terms of planning work and whether it was relevant to me, or rather that it was relevant to express an idea in a physical form for others to gain a perspective on what was intended. When I saw the work of Gormley, where he is playing with ideas in a smaller form, then thinking back to the work of Rana Begum and her maquettes too, I wondered if I shouldn't be making maquettes to try out ideas. Possi
Marguerite Humeau- amazing use of colour and sound to command a space. What is it for me about trying to control the space the work sits in and also the importance (if indeed it is) to appeal to all senses?