I am delighted to let you know about a range of opportunities for artists in Carnegie House- the new Arts & Culture Hub in Bridgend town centre in 2015. One of the cornerstones of the programme is a range of events and opportunities for performance-based artists and creatives. So please read on to see what's coming up!
Please get in touch if you would like to get involved and pass this message on to any other artists who you think might be interested.
Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:21 — 3 Comments
Female performers, and female artists in general, have been exploring ways of connecting the daily life of women and mothers to their artwork probably forever. One of my favourite performance artists, Bobby Baker, has made a whole variety of performances about these things: Drawing on a Mother's Experience and The Kitchen Show are two…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2014 at 18:00
I have had an exhausting week as part of my WalesLab adventure. I started out last Saturday wondering how I might begin to go about making a piece of work about my mum, possibly with my mum, when she lives in Ireland and I live in Wales. The distance between us became the fertile ground on which we based our week of research: we travelled together from Ireland to Wales by ferry.
I had another question st…Continue
Posted on March 13, 2014 at 21:01 — 1 Comment
For months now I've been thinking about questions like Are we real? Is there a part of us that is more real than the rest? A kind of true self? Although I don't think there is, the questions still intrigue me.
And then I've also been thinking about familiarity and what does it mean when something is familiar to us, and even more so, what does it DO to the person, object, place we are familiar with, when we say 'I know that'.
Over Christmas I read Anam…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2014 at 11:30