This blog has an extension to a second blog.

I had to create a second blog because my images had taken up so much room I couldn’t fit anymore on.


Volunteering for the Prism Gallery


I thought it would be a great opportunity to learn more about the festival of making so I volunteered. I had a great night I met Sculptor Charles Hadcock whom I didn’t know at the time and we had a chat about being a student and our Foundation experiences.


It was a good opportunity to see how The festival of making has come together and brought Manufacturers and Artists together.

Blackburn Central High school workshop.

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Although teaching isn’t something I am thinking of going into I thought the experience would still be beneficial.

The workshop consisted of individual school students pairing together and drawing each other with the rules that they must only look at the person and not at what they draw. They must not take their pen off the paper or look at their drawing.

For some individuals this was a very difficult task.

There were some really great responses from those that fully understood that the picture was not supposed to be perfect and followed the rules. They were also shown work from all Levels at Blackburn College and all the creative roundabouts from Photography, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Media.

The whole idea behind the workshop was to show what they can achieve at Blackburn college if they want a creative career in industry and they want to further their education.

It was a good experience to see what it is like to deliver a workshop to younger adults and I am pleased I could volunteer.

Work Plan update.






Message Jamie regarding assistance with Audio.


Tutorial with Kim about what I will need for the FMP Projection, sculpture and Audio Exhibition piece. Research Presentation methods for exhibition.

Update planner, Finish Blog Posts for Rome and School visit.







Draw around girls to initiate sculpture process and take measurements.


Start making Wire sculptures of Paige and Taylor.






Deadline final piece FMP








Hang Exhibition ( prep studio)






Organise Exhibition Shop.

27/5/17 Spring Bank Holiday. Check blog, Bibliography, Work plan.


5/6/17 Assessment Unit 7 Submit work. Hang Exhibition

Submit blog link, submission pack (including authentication form, work plan, proposal, evaluation and bibliography)




21/6/17 Opening Night. Exhibition Private View 21/6/17 Stays open for 2 weeks.





Museum, Studio Gallery visits;

The Vatican Museum 13/04/17

The National Modern Art Museum Rome 14/04/17

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La Galleria Nazionale Rome.


During my Visit to Rome I wanted to visit the Museum of Modern Art.

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I wasn’t sure what to expect but had read some great reviews of the Museum. I took only a few photographs.

The exhibition, whose title quotes a verse from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet—“The time is out of joint”—investigates the notion of time in its fluidity, non-linearity, and stratification; a fragmented time which seems to embody art historian Hans Belting’s dilemma “the end of the history of art, or art’s freedom.”

Antonio Canova

In this exhibition time needs to be realigned, or “set to rights,” by weaving new, unexpected relationships in the symbolic space of the museum in a sort of simultaneous coexistence. These are relationships that shun the orthodox and codified laws of chronology and history (of art), but move free and unencumbered in a sort of anarchy which, as upheld by a certain feminine tradition I embrace, has nothing to do with disorder but invokes something else that comes before rules. Time is Out of Joint offers a dissent, a disobedience, a subversion so natural that as Edmond Jabès describes, it is “one of the privileged moments when our precarious balance is restored” and a tiny opening appears. A point source and a persistence that defeats all chronological certainty and introduces a plastic temporality that behaves like the Higgs boson, depending therefore on our gaze. And in a true work of assembly, with the partiality that every choice or selection entails, it topples chronological historical time; anachronizes past, present and future; and reconstructs and decants a different time, while emphasizing intervals and durations, advances and setbacks. A time rife with faults, fractures, voids, fits and starts, suggesting numerous combinations like those that Time, without hesitation, exposes to the light of day. We move in space through the viewing rooms and the works, where the images are fixed in simultaneous interaction, as if both prequels and sequels: a cinema in reverse, where “photography” or vision plays a key role in crystallizing and withholding tensions so fertile even in their restrained presence. “Time” reveals a cinematographic tempo, a story, a flow of memory, an anticipation of what will be, and tries to resemble us more than an art history text can do.

A linear vision of history is utterly abandoned: in the exhibition rooms artworks are present as sediments of the long life of the museum, and those from different centuries coexist in the same space, from Antonio Canova, Giacomo Balla, Alighiero Boetti, Alberto Burri, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Paul Cézanne, Giorgio De Chirico, Marcel Duchamp, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Giacometti, Francesco Hayez, Gustav Klimt, Joseph Kosuth, Jannis Kounellis, Amedeo Modigliani, Piet Mondrian, Vincent van Gogh to Marion Baruch, Cristina Lucas, Adrian Paci, Alessandro Piangiamore, Luca Rento, Sophie Ristelhueber, Davide Rivalta, Jeff Wall just to mention but a few.


I really loved my visit and the Exhibition was fascinating. I really liked what the collection in the Exhibition represented and the mix of  Ancient and Contemporary sculptures, photography and Paintings.  I was reminded of a lecture in which my Tutor Jamie had said that all Art was Contemporary in the time it was made and I couldn’t agree more. There wasn’t anything that felt out of place.

What I will personally take away from the experience is not to hold back with my exploration in processes and experimentation.




Tutorial with Jamie.

I thought it would be a good idea to check the potential of the continuing cycle inspired videos and look at how they could possibly be used in sculpture . Unfortunately I haven’t had the right tools to enable me to project the video onto the sculpture.

I had a quick Tutorial with Jamie and showed him some of the things I have been working on and showed him the manoeuvre of Paige and Taylor in my kitchen during a photo shoot.


I also went through some of the Videos I had interviewing Paige and Taylor and he said how interesting it was to watch them.

Jamie asked if I had any ideas for My FMP exhibition and asked how I would use the Video’s .  I explained my idea around making a Wire sculpture of the Movement shown in the Photographs and thought about using the Audio from the video’s. I thought I may be able to project the photographs as a mini Animation on manipulated photographs of Paige and Taylor as I had done before, so that I still get the same glowing effect on the wire but with the Audio of the girls speaking in the background. Jamie said he would show me how to do that after the Easter holidays so I need to remind him before we return.


I can’t wait to pull all my ideas together over the next few weeks, starting with the manipulated photographs incorporating the Manoeuvre of Paige and Taylor for the mini animation.