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October 17, 2017

Kids from the Sandnes Kulturskole visited the studio to make pinhole photographs. The light was pretty poor and so they were long exposures and a little darker than hoped. Nonetheless, it was great to demonstrate the process of low-tech photography. If only we had suns...

October 17, 2017

So whilst Ireland was being battered by Ophelia I was glad to be in Sandnes where there was just enough light to get some great shots with a local group early in the day. We got some fantastic pinhole portraits that will be added to the SELFmade | MADEhere project. Tha...

October 11, 2017

Yesterday was pretty miserable and so #pinholephotography was impossible. So I improvised and we made photograms with the kids from ADHD Norge Nord-Jaeren Lokallag and of course we all agree that photograms are AWESOME!

October 11, 2017

I am giving a presentation to students at the Kunstskolen I Rogaland  in Stavanger @ 3pm this afternoon.I am looking forward to sharing visuals of my jewellery work, CultureCraft projects and of course the residency project SELFmade | MADEhere.

This photograph is of the...

October 2, 2017

I wanted to share a project undertaken by one of my studio-mates here at Stajson-K in Sandnes, Norway. Turi spent more than 20 years designing ceramic wares for the company Figgjo Fajanse – Stavangerflint AS. These days she works with  textile and mixed media. This com...

September 28, 2017

It has been a week since I arrived in Sandnes to take up a month-long residency. I have been busy turning a work-space into a darkroom and getting started with pinhole experiments. I made a trip to one of the local senior citizen groups to rally some volunteers. I thin...

September 26, 2017

The first images of place, Sandnes, Norway. A mixture of building styles with the train tracks striking a line through the middle of the town. The town was once famous for making bicycles and so the wheel motif is repeated in different formats throughout including the...

September 24, 2017

So I have arrived in Sandnes, Norway for my third artist residency. I have never travelled to Scandinavia before and so am really excited to be here and to undertake the SELFmade|MADEhere project.

I have set up the studio space as a makeshift darkroom having previously...

April 20, 2017

Playing with 3-d forms before applying imagery. I am enjoying working with these toy-like units which I can assemble and re-assemble into a greater mass. The effect is almost map-like which works with the initial concept of documenting space and environment.

April 15, 2017

Playing with the pinhole negative cyanotypes, making composites, examining the space between.

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