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art painting

featured artist, Madeline Francis

The work of Pembrokeshire-based artist Madeline Francis is inspired by her home landscape of the Preseli foothills. In her most recent series of work ‘Land in Motion’ she records and shares experiences from months of daily walks in that landscape. Madeline used drawing and photography to record what she was experiencing whilst walking outside; the […]

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Uncategorized video

fire ritual

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Uncategorized video

apple pie

a very short video clip to share apple pie still turning over in my mind the sorts of things I can do with videos of hands that are making hands have their own intelligence, in making, and this is something that is worth drawing attention to

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view

a very short video exploration today

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waterboatmen

A tiny video clip today. Pond skaters. Very fun. Totally mesmerising. Downstream of a footbridge in a place where I walk. I don’t know why they congregate there, but they are the main reason why I congregate thereā€¦ There is something completely wonderful about pond skaters – these creatures actually skate on the surface tension […]

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ripples

Imagining today the things that we do – rippling outwards in intersecting circles. A video that I made yesterday, walking out in the rain:

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art artists books

four scrolls

A short video, still working with the watercolour scroll forms. I heard a palliative care doctor talking once, she said that there are four things that people very often need to say before departing.

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art light

a sketch

A sketch in film format that I made on the mountain at nightfall with a half moon rising. Its a film that is taking a scroll form. I’ve had an important realisation about what I am doing here – that I am really a book artist. I will write more about this later this week, […]

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video

turbulence

a video snippet, turbulence behind a tree stump in the river

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art video

more tiny reminders

And these, the other three tiny reminder videos. Credits for the words I didn’t write: ‘this too will pass’ comes from a parable that I heard, I don’t know the origin ; ‘flare up like flame’ comes from a poem by Rilke (translated by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy), and has lodged in my head.