Tag: Artist

This crisis isn’t real…

The world is not ok. The art market/world is a tax scam and women in gallery’s and collections are to few and sell for 10 times less than their male counterparts. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/aug/02/painting-gender-pay-gap-recalculating-art So what’s the point in even trying? Do I keep on trying to make a living from my

Another fresh start

New studio. Slow start but a good one. Still settling in. Bought in some plants last week and met the new neighbors, very exciting. Moved in then staid away, life got in the way, so did getting covid. I’m so glad I’m here though. The community around me seems coherent

Facts are off-limits

fiction is a stand-in for the truth. Listen via youtube HERE Life feels really sweet and sour at the moment. The exquisite balance of gratitude and a shit storm of WTF. I haven’t written in a long, haven’t even rambled into a notebook, or dumped my brain into a video.

A big collaboration

This morning me and 10 peices of work spanning from 2016-18 spent some time with the year 8s of Norwich High in the beautiful Norwich Cathedral. I’m used to getting the responses from grown ups, from people accessing MH services, Mentalhealth professionals, other artists, and clinical psychologist 3rd years. It

Made Space for a Voice

#MentalHealthWeek | Blog 3:3 100% Im one of those people that has to make, it’s not a hobbie or career path, it’s a need, like someone might jog, or swim, sing, to stay happy and healthy, I need to make. If Im not making it’s because Im not well and

Meds & Body Image

#MentalHealthWeek | Blog 2:3 Mermasaurs existing was part of my recovery.  During an abusive relationship the only thing I had real control over was my body. I made it strong and healthy, so that I could skate hard and fast as a jammer/ blocker on an awasome roller derby team.

Bank Holiday Chills

Bank Holiday Chills

Finding Doors

I have kept #TalkingMH and it’s opened some doors, specifically this one. The Orchard, Norwich¬† In several ways I’m quite lucky, in that yes I’ve had some really naff hands dealt to me but I’m able to communicate it into a story, theorising some of it but also having the

Conference Comedown

Post Nor(Dev):Con 2019 The past week I have done the bare minimum, by which I mean I have washed and eaten regularly enough, seen some faces that I feel comfortable seeing when not at my best and put the majority of my effort into parenting. I have had what I

Not fearing accountability

Who else is grateful to have the festive period over? Even if everything seems grand and life is plodding on ok, Christmas is so intensely derailing, I end up quite raw when school starts up again. The first week of new years I was aware of the rawness, and containing

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