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Basement Place – Notes from Johannesburg.

International artist Roger Ballen and Artistic director Marguerite Rossouw emailed me a selection of images and gave me permission to respond to them through poetry. Marguerite and Roger were pleased with the final collection of work entitled Basement Place and allowed me to publish the work. Ballen draws inspiration … Continue reading

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MA Practice and development, January – August, 2018.

    Write about practice Jan – March. Reflect on exhibition at LJMU , why it didn’t fully capture the dialogue I want to create. Why it seemed half hearted. Discuss working on the dust sheet and thinking about ways to change the from … Continue reading

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Reflection and personal journey through collaboration.

“The more reflective you are the more effective you are” – Hall and Simeral Shortly after emailing tutor and artist Imogen Sidworthy, regarding a proposal for collaborative work, I contemplated whether or not I wanted to work alongside an artist in the school … Continue reading

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Collaborative Practice. January – May,2018

  Roger Ballen. “The most common way for artists to collaborate is with other artists” (Tate Online)  January, 2018 Other artists collaborate with individuals who work within varied disciplines such as writers, musicians, scientists, or a wider community. As a … Continue reading

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MA Fine Art. September-December, 2017

 3 week Residency at Make Studios, Liverpool, 2017. Working into Dust Sheet, Painting on the wall and drawing on cheese wrappers. “Celebrate existence, the marks and traces people make on the world. Acknowledge life’s ability to destroy and treasure the memories. To … Continue reading

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Personal Statement. A Journey into the Strangely Familiar by Mikki Gleave.

   Silent Witness Wind chants across wasteland Salty moisture falls Spitting white Froth solidifies on Dreuf’s hill Melts to red Fades to grey Skies hangover quenches her thirst Colour returns Digging into his surface Dancing behind chaos. M.Gleave Mikki Gleave … Continue reading

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Reflection continued- Mikki Gleave March 7th, 2017

And so the reflection of practice continues. During the build up to an exciting exhibition,( to be held in St Georges Hall , 9th March – 10th March), I had a very useful critique. My work , entitled Walk with Me is projected … Continue reading

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