Mapping a New direction in a Creative Journey: Follow the Stone Part One

Mapping a New direction in a Creative Journey: Follow the Stone[1]Part One  Then and Now Here follows a series of posts reflecting on recent creative explorations I have been making. These reflections coincide with a podcast I was invited to do recently for Per Stellas and an invitation to facilitate and direct students in a creative project we are calling  …

The Southport born Suffragette

A couple of years ago during my artist’s residency at Heron Corn Mill in Cumbria I was researching into the Westmorland based early 20th century writer Constance Holme, coined as the Northern equivalent to Thomas Hardy and George Eliot but not nearly as famous or as widely read. As part of the research I investigated her family tree and discovered …

Lineage, Creative Workshops and Little Known Artist/Makers.

I have spent the Summer and early Autumn working with a handful of people who are making new work.  We spent days at Heron Corn Mill connecting, intertwining, disconnecting and reconnecting and then when it was all over – disconnecting.  It is always difficult when something ends, so we are trying to continue in a disconnected way.  I am curious …