‘Being a Latebloomer’ Response post| Being the Turtle not the Hare

This post is inspired by Sarah Hawkinson's video (below) that she put up last year, I have wanted to do a response for a while, but needed to correlate my thoughts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzfenvAc_qk&nohtml5=False   I left school at seventeen with hardly any qualifications and hardly any friends. School wasn't a pleasant experience for me, while I …

YouTube Channel

I have just started a YouTube channel  where I plan to talk about my art, writing, poetry, being a Hellenic polytheist, being a vegan, fashion, tattoos and piercings; basically everything I am interested in. There is only one video up on there now about my art practice but I plan to upload a video every week …

MA Creative Practice 1- ‘Pecha Kucha’ Thought Experiment

For my second Creative Practice lesson we started a 'Thought Experiment' which is based on the Pecha Kucha presentation style. Using the book '101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life,' by Roger-Pol Droit our tutor selected random experiments and placed them in plain brown and white envelopes with the title 'thought experiment' placed on …

MA Creative Practice 1 – Poem workshop

For my first Creative Practice lesson on MA degree, we were taught by poet and writer Catriona Ryan who completed a writing experiment with us. Our first exercise was to write with our left hand(as it is suppose to be your more creative side) with out thinking, something alike the Dada and Surrealist poetry movement …

Today’s to-do list

Listen to the interview videos and write up articles. Look up beginners yoga. Write up about exhibition in sketchbook. Move my bedroom furniture around to create a reading space.

Upcoming Exhibition

I have an collaborative exhibition coming soon (11/08/2014) working around the theme of space. As individual artists we have all made work on what we see space as, rather than working on the same meaning.Artist StatementPayne’s concept revolves around the concept of bodily space and the personal connotations connected to the theory’s she will be …

A.K.A Life drawing sessions

My collective and I began our life drawing sessions yesterday, sadly the good weather worked against us, and only a couple of people attended. That meant we had more control over the poses though, and were able to have full use of the materials provided. So all and all a really good afternoon.