Loss

It’s been a year since I lost my mother and 4 since I lost my little furry buddy, Champers, and to be honest, the loss still weighs heavy upon me. Time, they say, heals all but heal is probably not the right word. I think it is more that one learns to deal with the [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:13:30+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Loss

So What?

So What?! Above: 40rty by swany (2016) OK, so here is probably the most uncomfortable lesson, art as an academic pursuit has presented me with: the “so what?” lesson. “So what?” is uncomfortable because it immediately makes you aware of the dissonance within your world and you cannot help but find yourself outside of your [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:17:44+00:00December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on So What?

Labour of Love

LABOUR OF LOVE: The phrase is often used when viewing artists work. The meaning is given to be a task done for pleasure, not reward. Implicit in that phrase are 3 things – time, hardship/opposition and extreme personal involvement. Linking them all is the artist’s commitment or investment to a specific project.  What you have [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:16:00+00:00November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Labour of Love

Three of Six

To deny: at the moment I am, by force of will, denying myself certain foods and drinks as way of purifying my body and constructing the state of mind I require in order to present a performance art piece on 29th October. The process I am going through brings to mind a quote by Andre [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:26:46+00:00October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three of Six

One of Six

In my previous post I spoke about one of my favourite movies of all time, Beetlejuice (1988). Another that I love is The Crow (1993). I mention this because I managed to get a copy of the movie on blu-ray recently and then watched it last weekend. This weekend I took the time to watch [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:30:13+00:00September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on One of Six