Writing and Robots

I am currently focusing on finally finishing my novel, thus other projects have to wait in line until it’s their turn again. In German you can say: I pushed everything non-urgent on the long bench. I always imagine a long bench with different projects in boxes like they have them at airport security checks, pushing […]

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Interview with Tracey Kershaw

I talked about my first encounter with Tracey in Wednesday’s blogpost. When I later visited her, she was still in one of the smaller of backlit‘s studios. It was the perfect mirror of Tracey’s warm personality: despite having a cast concrete floor, high industrial ceiling and simple white walls it was welcoming and cosy. The […]

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Feature Find: Tracey Kershaw

Last year in December Tracey Kershaw organised and ran a Critique Group Session at Backlit, an artist community in Nottingham. I had just become an associate member and signed up for the session to get to know some of the other artists, and this is how I first met her. I came a bit early […]

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New Work,New Bottles, and New Plans

Since my last blogpost I have several works and experiments with paper mache. The fact that it always requires drying time between layers goes well with my often scattered bits of time that I have for making art. On the other hand it also feeds into my tendency to try and do too many different […]

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Papier Mâché

It started really harmless with a few paper mache miniature kidney bowls that I made for my model hospital room. (In the picture a bit of it can be seen on the table behind my hand.) From there I started making little “pods” and filled them with scrolls and text, which I then put into […]

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