From: scott stuart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, 26 March 2018 at 09:57
To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Wallis, Jonathan" <Jonathan@derbymuseums.org>
Subject: Enquiry for Masters Degree Good Morning, I am currently studying a Masters Degree at the Norwich University of the Arts. I have developed an interest in Pinxton Pottery and the decorative work of William Billingsley. I believe you may have work in
Just applied for a sculpture residency in Swadlincote Derbyshire. I'm really exited about this as it feels like it might suit my work! From: scott stuart Dear Lara, Please accept this One Drive link as an expression of interest, please also note I am also willing to consider a temporary relocation for periods of time over the project should I be successful as I have family locally. Kindest Regards, Scott Stuart Shared via OneDrive RE: Expression of interest
Lara Rowe Dear Sc
So I have been looking at GPS tracking to somehow 'locate ' the pots that I intend to make. I had been freaked out by google maps and how I have been tracked already for years. However, could I use it? Is there a way I could fit some kind of tracker into the pots once buried to give a response in real time viewing? I intend to speak to my brother who is an electronics engineer.
Another long day of processing clay. I found the blunger had to be retired altogether and I started to mix up the ground in the wheelbarrow, like mixing concrete. I had thoughts about learning to do this as a child with my father. how strange he would find the work I am doing now.. I have also started to think about the material I am sieving out, whether it would be possible to create something akin to the mortarium, using the spoil. So, I am also ready to try and dry off som
I walked by this in Norwich today and made me think about the veneer of the world around us. I have a half remembered quote in mind where we question the objects around us only when they stop functioning as they should. When a pavement stops being a pavement and becomes a hole gives the stark realisation of the function of the pavement and the fragility of our world around us.
I don't know what it is yet about this space but I keep being drawn to it. The clay I collected from my current village is next to it but it still draws me. having had a brief conversation with Alice Lyons about liminal places and then considering further what that might mean, I realised there may well be a whole new tangent unfolding for exploration regarding my own place within the work and thoughts about the temporal location vessels I have in mind. In ethnographic researc
The way Rana Begum works really appeals to me. Not in terms of subject matter, but in how she uses forms and occupies the space her work resides. Other works of note at Kettles Yard: Idris Khan- layered text and the film Struggle in New York by Zoran Popovic really captivated me.
This was an interesting visit to the visit as I found something I had not seen before which was a clay burial jar (c 2700 bc ) . The jar contained the bones of a child. So this was probably a precursor to sarcophagi and ritualistically different to that of celtic burial urns .Not only that it seemed a stark difference to the grandeur of the sarcophagus situated adjacent to it. The fitzwilliam also has some examples of Derbyshire ceramics, the decorator is mentioned , but from