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  • recent tweets

    @emma_hallam @StudioMakgill loving your work Emma :)ūüôŹ Last week from andrew martyn sugars's Twitter via Twitter Web App RT @DCCEnvStudies ‚ÄėGrounds for Learning, 11-18 Secondary School Play‚Äô - Funded by the Scottish Government via the Go2Play fund at Inspiring Scotland, these reports lay out clear messages about the value of play for our adolescents in…
  • about me

    my multi discipline practice gives me the foundations to explore what it is to be a human being.¬† as i progress through life i've kept an adaption process going as i explore the possibilities what i might be capable of. currently the practice is leading me more and more towards linking myself with my multiple…
  • about me

    while at senior school in suffolk found i was good at doing technical stuff for the school plays. ¬†academically i struggled past O levels, at the time i thought it was because of my involvement with amateur dramatic societies. ¬†many many years later my dsylexia was formally diagnosed - suddenly my formative years made more…

    heart bluesky

    heart bluesky¬† is the 2017 remake of the 2012 work somewhere in the world there is a #bluesky.   originally inspired by a grey day, this work intends to in-still optimism in the viewer through the consideration of another person’s representation of their view of bluesky.   this 2017 remake is driven by a twitter…

  • behind time

    in late 2017 a new work has begun, the venue is an online domain.¬† in this post i want to record some of the beginnings of time place space and set out some of the concerns and issues currently being faced within the progress of the work. the domain began in response to needing somewhere…

  • figment – international working

    i’d like to work internationally at figment festivals through collaborating with local volunteers. ¬†at figment derby in 2017 i made fun with shapes : an analog drawing machine. ¬†i’d like to work internationally by staying at home. this post is being made quite soon after figment derby. ¬†i may well edit it to be in…

  • #getcreative

    i’ve recently been part of a team of derby museum facilitators working at the derbyshire county council’s #getcreative event for children and young people. ¬†used to working outside or in derby museums to run loose parts sessions, working in county hall, matlock was going to be in part a cpd event for me. the loose…

  • ten

    ten¬†an exhibition to celebrate 10 years of air arts at derby hospitals. ¬†starting in 2007 to create welcoming environments in the newly completed royal derby hospital, air arts have grown to produce programmes that create opportunities for moments of reflection and distraction from illness to ultimately aid well being, support recovery and improve the hospital…

  • featured blogger

    as a member of the artists information company website, i make use of their blogging platform as a reflective and progress tracking tool. ¬†they also keep an instagram feed on which they feature work and projects. ¬†this week i’ve been their featured blogger. i had sometime to put together the five images and i found…

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    the hospital project

    the hospital project is a derby silk mill museum project. ¬†through financial support from derby city council the project investigated how the taking of collection objects into a hospital can promote well being in the patients the project interacts with. my involvement began last summer when i took part in an ideation session with members…