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Surroundings Blog 5

My Facebook live interview wasn’t easy to keep going for 2 hours, particularly when answering online questions and responding to passing comments. But somehow it seemed to be successful, after trying to work out which way up to hold my iPad. A comic and rather embarrassing start to what turned ...

Pimp My Unicorn launch poster

Pimp My Unicorn! 

With Norwich Pride only 50 days away, it is sad to report that the annual Pride Without Prejudice art show has had to be cancelled due to a lack of bookings. Dismayed at this news I have booked the whole of St Margaret’s Church of Art on St Benedict’s Street in ...

When Letty Went to Norway

I went to Norway at the start of this month. Then I came back and spent 23 days trying to write a blog post about it. I’m not exaggerating (well, not much) when I say I sat down every evening and tried to get something down, but I just couldn’t. ...

Surroundings Blog 4

The installation/performance of ‘Surroundings‘ at the South London Gallery on the 24th of April this year was well received, judging from the follow up discussion and comments in the audience questionnaires. And as ‘Surroundings’ is an R&D project, feedback is an essential process for informing and further developing my experience ...

photo of a label attached to a window

red tape … saving lives since … ?

something mary left behind in manchester recently  – she is leaving them where she can – she doesn't respect property!

mono print self portrait

Creating your own path

The book I've recently had my work published in a book titled Inspirational quotations and Creative responses by Mike Healey and Andy Wild. This has come from an open call I responded to last year, asking artists to submit artwork along-side a genuine quote that they related to. My quote ...

Abstract purple image of a performance space

Realm – a gallery residency developed through a playful intent

Last Friday I got to the closing party for Realm in a public gallery in Southwark Park – an experimental collaboration between three London-based artists, chosen respectively by CGP London, Outside In and Bethlem Gallery. Hats off to the three artists Hazel Brill, Richard Downes and Mr X, ...

ArtStudio01 Exhibition and Sharing Day news

Friday 12 April saw the sharing event as part of Tanya’s research into learning disabled art studios around the UK and Finland. It also saw the launch of the ‘ArtStudio01: New Ways’ exhibition in Participate Contemporary Studios, Shrewsbury, co-curated by Tanya and Jennifer. For those that couldn’t make the sharing event, ...

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Scamp – the radical dog artist

Hello my name is Scamp Ratticus Rose, dog and artistic collaborator of Dolly Sen. She used to have another artist dog Lux but Lux was a sculptor and I am a radical performance artist. I am only a 6 month old pup but I can see bullshit in society ...