Archives for the month of: May, 2011

The Westgate Quartet Books were on show at the Lit & Phil Library, Newcastle 15th & 16th April 2011 as part of the North East Photography Networks recent event Photography Publishing and the Future of the Photobook.

You can view photos of the work from the residency in situ at the exhibition at Wakefield Studios Project Space back in March this year at AliceandBobCurate: Temporary Art Show 3

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Currently reading;

‘Skin: on the cultural border between self and the world’ by Claudia Benthien (translated by Thomas Dunlap) 2002 Columbia University Press

‘Al-Mutanabbi:Voice of the Abbasid Poetic Idea.’Margaret Larkin 2008 (One world Publishers)

Visited the exhibition of the Jerwood Drawing Prize at the DLI gallery yesterday. Good mix of approaches to interpreting what it means to draw.

There was  an exhibition of  drawings  by Newcastle based artist Nick Kennedy who employs strict systems to examine the idea of serendipity. Found Nick’s work really intriguing.