Note: This blog was first published by University of the Arts London (UAL) as part of the Continued Professional Development (CPD) programme I developed in collaboration with the UAL awarding body in November 2020. The makerspace concept As an artist-researcher, I feel at my most alive and inspired when I am making things. Whether that [...]
Note: This blog was first published by University of the Arts London (UAL) as part of the Continued Professional Development (CPD) programme I developed in collaboration with the UAL awarding body in November 2020. I’m an Artist-Researcher and practice-based PhD candidate at the Institute of Creative Technologies (IoCT) De Montfort University (DMU). My research explores [...]
Interview with Dom King aired June 2020 In response to the situations forced by the global pandemic, arts and kindness charity People United curated a series of reflections called Navigating with Kindness: A response to COVID-19 . The project enlisted contributions from a range of artists, researchers, creative industries professionals and more in an attempt to creatively capture [...]
Trinity Laban Voices in Motion over 60's dancers, 2019 To all my fellow #dance & #performance pals I’ve seen so many of you shifting your practice and embracing the digital to connect with existing and new participants globally! Generously turning your living spaces into home studios and helping people get out of their seats and their minds and really [...]
This year, I co-organised the International Platform for Performer Training along with Paul Allain, Roanna Mitchell and Alicja Bral. Over the course of a January weekend our international delegates explore the theme Words In, Of and For Performer Training in a series of workshops, presentations and discussions. It was a rich and engaging weekend full [...]
I was lucky enough to be asked to co-edit and design the cover image for the July 2019 edition of the Theatre, Dance and Performance Training special issue on Digital Training, which is available now! Photo: Hannah Newman exploring Frank Camilleri's 360 degree sphere exercise in Physical Actor Training: an online A-Z The journal explores some aspects [...]
Recently I have been thinking more and more about the influence the Internet has on my life. It seems that day after day, my life is becoming even more reliant on - and intertwined with – the world wide web and the myriad of social media sites, news outlets and online libraries that I spend [...]
A review of The Science Museum photography exhibition 'Only in England' showcasing the work of Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr.
A few years ago I attended a creative writing masterclass led by Iain Sinclair who is a writer and filmmaker inspired by psychogeology, 1960's London and the Beat Generation Poets. I wrote an unedited response to the masterclass in the style of open field poetics.
Spot the Difference, was the first iteration of the piece A Room for All our Tomorrows by London-based performance duo Igor x Moreno in collaboration with Aoife McAtamney. The work deals with themes of identity, belonging and uniqueness. In Spot the Difference Moreno and Aoife - with Igor creating with them from the outside - [...]