A few months ago, I was working on an art project in which I used the poetry from Ted Hughes' 'Birthday Letters'. Extracting the last phrases from every poem in the book, I constructed a poem of my own. By my ignorance of the simplest things... by their hair and the snow of your final… Continue reading Our Eden.
I don't know about anyone else, but for me songs are like bookmarks in my life. I can associate a song with an event, a feeling, a place, a friend. Songs become attached to my personal timeline, and listening to them can transport me back. Here are the main songs that have stuck to me this… Continue reading the soundtrack to my year
Today was deadline day for the final project of our foundation diploma in art and design. Here is a list of the lessons I have learned and the things I have experienced in this rollercoaster of a year: Don't assume you won't make any friends. You're in a place full of other creative people, and they… Continue reading the things i have learned
I am not particularly interested in politics. There. I said it. Its not that i don't care, it's really not that. I always thought it meant i didn't care, because everywhere I turn there seems to be a voice telling me that this opinion this choice is the most important thing for this country, don't… Continue reading how to not be revolutionary
alternative title: 'unrelenting jealousy' Today I visited a small art gallery in my hometown, which I have been in a few times before. Immediately I was drawn to a stack of etchings that were new into the gallery, by an artist called Laurie rudling. I found myself feeling quite emotional at how beautiful and delicate… Continue reading complete admiration
journal entry - 02/04/17 - sometime late at night i feel terrified of my own body, even though all it's doing is feeling. Like a fear of the future, it's a fear of the unknown. Sometimes i cant't understand what my body is trying to tell me, which means i have to judge the situation… Continue reading body vs mind
If the fine art pathway felt like a new beginning for me, then the graphic design rotation was a huge leap. Organising my portfolio from the past six weeks has reminded me quite how new graphic design was to me. I had never used adobe illustrator, never designed a poster using a computer and never… Continue reading Evaluating Graphic Design