I’m delighted to impart that I’ve been shortlisted for the Jon Schueler Scholarship, which allows an artist to develop a project for three months on Skye, with a sizable stipend. I have an interview at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, so cross your fingers for me! I’m not getting too excited as I’m becoming very good at getting short-listed for prestigious things – but I clearly have no follow-through!
A new political piece, dedicated to those who’ve lost their lives as a result of benefits being revoked, or the the bedroom tax.
It was really rewarding to finally see Paradise Lost, my project about town planning and homelessness, come to fruition. It was created to make 50 years of Milton Keynes, and took about 18 months to come together – it was a real labour of love. It’s been showing as part of MK Fringe 2018, on…
So… in a surprise turn of unlikely events, this happened… watch this space, I guess. Show in Jan 2022, which will tour to Aberdeen Art Gallery and Newlyn Gallery in Penzance.
I know, right? I made it all the way to the motherfucking Tate! …for all of 4 days ;). Dole Scum II was shown at Tate Modern in Feb 2107 as part of Shape Arts ‘Ways of Seeing’ for Tate Exchange. I wasn’t there after install – cos just standing next to your art going…
Please do come hear me speak with the lovely Dr. Jason Hickel, in association with my piece The Constantly Moving Happiness Machine. I’ll be talking about consumer capitalism, and Jason will be talking about degrowth. We will be chaired by Prof. Kevin McConway. 8pm, Milton Keynes Central Library, £5, book here. (Poster)