A change of direction: Quarantine art for on-line exhibition.

During these times of uncertainty, fear and great change, it is important to take stock and reflect upon the journey our lives have taken us on so far.  As an art student about to cross the threshold of graduation, this sudden halt in the academic year has been a shock that no one could everContinue reading “A change of direction: Quarantine art for on-line exhibition.”

Thwaites Brewery Tower, not just bricks and mortar, Part Three: Experimentation

**Please note, this is a direct follow on from Thwaites Brewery Tower, Part two: A concept* Installation part 1… I had many ideas brimming away creatively, and knew that I wanted to continue using projection, and had researched the work of Jenny Holzer in-depth during my second year.  I had also been to the TateContinue reading “Thwaites Brewery Tower, not just bricks and mortar, Part Three: Experimentation”

Thwaites Brewery Tower. Not just bricks and mortar? Part two: a concept

**Please note, this is a direct follow on from Thwaites Brewery Tower: Not just bricks and mortar?  Part one: Research** ”Thwaites tower, not just bricks and mortar, but a beacon of working class culture, consciousness and reflection”.  The thought on my mind when I realised through my many visits to the demolition site that IContinue reading “Thwaites Brewery Tower. Not just bricks and mortar? Part two: a concept”

Thwaites Brewery tower: Not just bricks and mortar? Part one: Research

Thinking back to my childhood, I must have been about 5 or 6 years old.  I remember my dad stepping foot over the threshold of our humble mid terraced house on Infirmary street, in Blackburn.  He’d be in his white overalls, sleeves neatly rolled up displaying his large arms that would engulf me as IContinue reading “Thwaites Brewery tower: Not just bricks and mortar? Part one: Research”

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