Archive for category: Essays

Feature: Super Slow Way

November 13, 2015

Commissioned Writing, Essays

Feature: Super Slow Way

My feature on Super Slow Way, commissioned by CVAN as part of its #writecritical programme, has been published on The Double Negative. Read it here. Image:  Stephen Turner’s Exbury Egg, western red cedar, marine ply, recycled wood, resin  and perspex, 6m x 3m, 2014, courtesy the artist and The Artists Agency.  

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Essay: A Sense of Place

February 27, 2014

Commissioned Writing, Essays

Essay: A Sense of Place

On a mild Friday evening in mid-October, a week or so before the clocks went back, the third Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival (WCAF) launched. For the majority of the evening, a lively and populous crowd traversed the short distances between key cultural venues The Gallery At Bank Quay House, and […]

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Schauen: the work of Liz West

February 16, 2014

Commissioned Writing, Essays

Schauen: the work of Liz West

Colour, as Josef Albers astutely observed, ‘deceives continually.’[i] As I write this text on a laborious train journey, the seat before me, I would argue, is a faded medium vermillion red, in line with the train operator’s corporate identity. However the man adjacent to me, who appears lost in a daydream, may […]

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