I have been awarded an Abbey Fellowship Award for Painting by the British Academy/British School in Rome. This grants a 3 months residency in a studio space at the British School in Rome for a specific project. I am very happy about this opportunity.
Do artists only create for each other? Since Hegel, the idea of the end of art has become a staple of aesthetic theory. Will Post Art be the end of art? The concept of “Post Art” was developed by the happening artist Allan Kaprow, based on his idea that life is much more interesting than art, at the expense of art.Read More
“… realism and idealism both go too far, … it is a mistake to reduce matter to the perception which we have of it, a mistake also to make of it a thing able to produce in us perceptions, but in itself of another nature than they.Read More
I was awarded a PhD for my practice-based art research around the notion of ‘aura’ in art at Winchester School of Art,’Distance, however near it may be’: Revisiting ‘Aura’ on the Axis between Painting and Digital Technology within a Deleuzian Framework of ‘Becoming’. The written thesis can be accessed here at eprints University Southampton.
View photographs from my PhD ExhibitionRead More
The snake, the lion, the bird, the human, a key: keyholder of time, locking/unlocking the gates from both sides, the virtual and the actual.Read More
‘The more organizational, more artistic human being is nature’s flowering; the more aorgic nature, when it is felt in its purity by human beings who are organized purely and educated purely in their mode of being, grants them their feeling of perfection.Read More
Internal and external space in a cult image: the static aura forestalls their folding, divided by the ‘mandorla’ with its maternal associations that creates a theatrical screen-space ‘behind’ (continued infinitely at the bottom), a still sea giving birth to an ornately frozen golden sculpture. The figures, reaching out, are positioned on continents drifting apart from each other. If they were not held by this ‘middle’ they could give life to the lines of flight that have been arrested with the abstraction and representation around the middle figure.
Realism in central perspective