Daphne Wright: A Quiet Mutiny at the Crawford Gallery, Cork.

I first became aware of Aosdana* member Daphne Wright through her RHA** show in Dublin two years ago. The piece from that show that stuck in my head was Stallion: a horse on its back, half flayed and writhing in agony, made from marble dust. The workmanship and detail were exquiite but ultimately the piece …

Fantastic Voyage Installation Diary: Days 16-18 & Show Time!

As I was working up until 6pm on the evening of the opening and had no time to wash or change or any of that nonsense and I had no time to post here. In. When youre doing this sort of work, whatever amount of time you have at your disposal, you will fill it. …

Semester 2 : Week 8 ~ Studio Thoughts – Phyllida Barlow, Robert Morris, Linda Benglis.

Quite a few thoughts today to with work I got done, Stephen's chat, and my own research. I still feel a bit frustrated, that I haven't found a...fulcrum but also worried that I shouldn't find a fulcrum..or starting point for my practice. Less is more or more is more?Yet I am sick of constant confusion. …

Semester 2 : Week 6 ~ Studio Update : Trust & Let Go – Andrea Fraser, Thomas Hirschhorn, Martin Kippenberger

While everyone has been baking in the heatwave outside I have been baking the studio for the last two days. It was meant to be for four full days but the college had to close today so I am catching up on my blogging and notebooks. Much of the studio work for the semester so …

Semester 1 : Week 12 ~ Studio Crit

My Notes for the Crit How to explain my work?The disconnection from linear relationships, the weird perspective of relationships in space not time, the absence of a binding glue?gel?idea?love?The absence of a relationship against the impossibility of self containment. Attempting to put things together in the absence of a binding sense. Building relationships between anything, …