The term ‘home’ derived from Old Norse ‘heima’ – describes a state of being as well as a physical place – linking to the sublime Home is the junction box between our private life and our public State of being – home is the last bastion of the senses  – intimacy, comfort, privacy “All evidence […]


Reading Group – Mark Fisher ‘All of this is Temporary’

reading transcript of Mark Fishers talk, ‘All of this is temporary’ Zacs’ choice of reading and questioning ‘Astroballoons and Personal Bubbles and Mark Fishers, consciousness raising – its an interesting thought as to how an ‘individual’ might deal with such anxieties felt through an increased individualisation reading an extract from New Prophets of Capital by Nicole Aschoff, […]


Wizard of Oz Research

I have gone through the film and captured sound from moments to create a sound landscape (see orange book pg.50-51) with quotes and relevant sounds of importance (in particular wind, doors, windows, house landing) – intention is to create the film through sound in relation to my research of home – to play through the […]



  saw this play by Cardboard Citizens based on Cathy Come Home by Ken Loach (50 years ago) Updated version written by Ali Taylor and invited to Cornwall by St Petrocs – homeless charity based in Truro Really inspiring and emotionally charged play exploring homelessness 50 years on original play Forum Theatre format – so […]


Research of the Domestic and the Sublime

researching around the domestic and found writings around the sublime of the domestic ‘sub’ latin meaning – ‘up to’ ‘limen’ meaning – ‘threshold’ or ‘lintel’ – suggesting that the sublime stops or starts at the entrance and/or exit of the home looking at origins of term, language, theory, abstract expression and contemporary art Sublime – […]


Psycho Buildings and sketches

discovered book: Psycho Buildings – Brian Dillon, Professor Jane Rendell, Ralph Rugoff, 2008 which has some great work by artists in relationship with architecture including Rachel Whiteread, Mike Nelson, Los Carpinteros what interests me is the correlation between emotion and place – inanimate and animate – I reflect back to Hitchcock and the presence and […]


Reading Group – Curation as an active verb

Looking again at RAQS Collective Raqs Media Collective founded 1992, in Delhi Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi & Shuddhabrata Sengupta) follows its self-declared imperative of ‘kinetic contemplation’ to produce a trajectory that is restless in its forms and methods, yet concise with the infra procedures that it invents. The collective makes contemporary art, […]