Co-LAB is an independant arts shop in the centre of Bristol and recently, I’ve been working closely with them.
Beautifully white tiled wall rises high above my head as I cannot believe I’ve found such and airiness in an alleyway. Will you find it too? Or do you need a clue?
We want to explore what we share and how we come together as a group, be that by studying language, going on journeys, telling stories or learning new skills. The gallery space will become a school, an allotment or even a country as we test out the boundaries of our ideas and interests.
Time for a little self-promotion and to share with you my recent cutting project from January.
For everyday of January, I made a collage.
A few weeks ago, artist Laura Reeves came to see us.
She ran a workshop both with our group and a lovely handful of other young people.
What does it mean to be a modern man?
Does being a man mean working 9-5 and bringing home the cash for your wife and kids? Does it mean hitting the gym until your body is chiselled? How about growing and grooming that beard until it looks like you’ve put zero effort into making it perfect? Or perhaps it means being a Meninist?
Miranda Whall’s Passage is currently showing at the ICIA in Bath until Sunday 22 March.
Here’s our latest group selfie from last week’s meeting.
Excuse the photograph, but here’s something I snapped yesterday.
For two weeks now I haven’t been able to look at a discarded heap of cardboard without seeing some kind of lusus naturae piece itself together from the rubble and emerge as an animated being.