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art artists books

evening workbench photo, tiny books

Working on finishing up half a dozen tiny books, getting them ready to package up for an art exhibition in the window of Con Christeson’s Red Chair Studios, along with works being made by artist Jen Smith.

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art artists books

Osi Rhys Osmond prize, Oriel Osi, Llansteffan

I feel very honoured to have won the Osi Rhys Osmond prize, an open exhibition and competition for students of Carmarthen School of Art. Osi was a well-respected and much-loved Welsh artist, based in Carmarthenshire, and a former teacher at the college. The theme of the prize this year was ‘my brief eternity’ – I […]

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artists books photography

a book of letters

A small gallery of photos of the final version of one of my books of letters, made from photographs of Mynydd Llangyndeyrn and letters I had written to myself. They are hand printed, using cyanotype print processes and toned with green tea, and I am very pleased with the work.

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artists books painting

a video, a book of the mountain

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artists books painting

little books of the mountain

And a video, a reading of one of my little books of the mountain:

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artists books painting

evening desk, 3 scrolls

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artists books photography

concertina book, cyanotype prints

A trial or prototype for a concertina book, using images of my photos and letters.

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art artists books

testing more layouts…

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art reflection

thinking with my hands

I made some short videos today, of myself, making little books out of post-it notes. The work feels good and also not yet quite right, both at the same time… I’ll share the most succinct, a tiny, quick book about book-binding. This was work of thinking with my hands, feeling my way towards something important. […]

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screen prints

In the print workshop today, making screen prints onto large sheets (to cut up and make into artist books…)