Tentative

Tentative is a funny feeling. It's an unsettled underlying reaction to an experimental act or situation. It lacks certainty. It lacks definite framework, and opens up the chance of failure, or just an unknown outcome. However to be tentative is not a bad thing. It also shows consideration of risk, and the value of the... Continue Reading →

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Artist in residence

Interactions at the Kunstort Eleven Artspace   The environment at Eleven is one that fosters interaction and exploration. Freedom is paramount; ideas and practice can be shared without fear of judgement. Even though geographically isolated, the sense of openness and community seems integral and ingrained. The distance from technology: the lack of screens; the separation... Continue Reading →

A revised artists statement

Forever a work in progress. You could probably call it a reflection; rather than a statement. An attempt at grounding my reflections and understanding the direction in which my thoughts are taking me. The process of making is still important, but now there is less focus on using the items I find by chance. This... Continue Reading →

A sort of journal situation

3/6/17 This post is mostly just a ramble about nothing. It wasn't quite 10am. Things just begin to wake up here. The space and people here at Eleven conjure up some sort of passion to create. But also an appreciation for things we may not have notice or seen properly before. Yesterday we had a... Continue Reading →

Temporary

The one thing that comes to mind when I think of that word is success. Creation Accomplish A transitory moment where your effort and practice outweighs the task, trial or event at hand. The focus being on the temporary nature of the opportunities created by your effort. With time, and decreased dedication to the task, the... Continue Reading →

Work to live or live to work

Live to work I always assumed that I need to find something in life that enables me to live for my work. In that the there is only one purpose, meaning that opportunity, and potential were maximised and the profession I had chosen (or landed in) both motivates me and is all-encompassing. The main reasoning... Continue Reading →

A bit of a biology ramble – Interferon

  Interferon is the name given to a group of proteins that act on the body’s immune response, they inhibit viral infections, stimulate the immune system and regulating many cell functions. Host cells produce interferon; they then act as signalling proteins. For example, in a typical scenario, a virus-infected cell will release interferon causing nearby... Continue Reading →

Models of Memory and Place – Conclusion

A sum up (of sorts). Re-visiting this has been a great exercise in rediscovering an interest in picking apart the intricate details of everyday things we may gloss over. Unearthing the intention, meaning and sometimes arbitrary nature of these processes has been a great way to have a new look at the how and the... Continue Reading →

Models of Memory and Place – Chapter 4

I seem to have take a bit of a writing break, so I will share this, yet another strange delving into the past.  Credible history and habitability Strategies and tactics Perhaps De Certeau's most influential work, the practice of everyday life examines the way people navigate the everyday. ( De Certeau investigate s the way users... Continue Reading →

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