The Booth Museum of Natural History is one of Britain’s hidden gems: a beautifully preserved (but cut with a creepy edge), of a barn of a museum filled with glass cases and the glass eyes of long dead stuffed birds peering wistfully out at visitors. Founded in 1874, it houses the British bird collections of
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Back in February, I took part in ‘Correspondence‘, a contemporary art show in a pop-up space open during the Brighton Science Festival. It took place across real and virtual platforms and explored how new technologies could promote the accessibility of the arts and change ideas about public spaces. Fourteen artists worked together to make the
At the beginning of 2014, the director of ONCA gallery, Laura Coleman, asked me if I wanted to take part in an expedition with a group of artists and oceanographers across the North Atlantic, mapping whales and using the journey as inspiration for a piece of artwork. I returned from the 1300 miles between Iceland
I recently spent a great afternoon at Brighton Festival’s Doodlefest – letting myself doodle, just drawing the other drawers and allowing my mind to wander with no particular purpose. The day was sunny, the rooms rammed but surprisingly calm and I really had the best time. All the doodled postcards were posted onto a wall
The Agency Group asked me if they could use the map of Brighton from the Latest Discoveries as part of a goodie bag for a music industry event at the Great Escape – an amazing music festival in Brighton that showcases new and emerging talent. Schlepp around the 35 different venues in Brighton from pubs
I spent a long weekend at End of the Road Festival – hipster hangout, lumberjack chic everywhere you look, the cider bus and some great music. The sun shone hard in the middle of the Dorset countryside so there are lots of sketches of people wearing hats and coping with too much heat and alcohol!
I’m exhibiting at the Regency Townhouse, Brunswick Square, Brighton in the open submission exhibition HOUSE open, showcasing the best of artist open house artists. It’s been curated by Simon Martin )Pallant House), Woodrow Kernohan (Photofringe) and Nicola Coleby (Brighton and Hove museum and art gallery). Opening times 11-5pm on May weekends. You can see large
Brighton Artist Open House festival is 30 this year…
This is the actual cart with Emma the model inside. The carts were lit by torches, street light and candlelight and were dragged around the city by teams of volunteers. Emma is one of the founders of lingerie designers Ophelia Fancy and designed the costumes for all the carts.