I am using this strange and tragic time to strip back my artistic practice, whilst in self isolation I am without my ususal materials and the space that I would normally require to create my work. It will be an interesting exercise for me to focus on drawing and working smaller, as well as planning for new works to create once things return to some new kind of normal.
Whats last or current song you listened to (no cheating, we all have naughty
I've really been getting into my fusion cooking whilst in lock down. For example, I had leftover aubergine parmigiana and tattie scones for lunch. It was a so so combo, I thought i would be better.
What's the next thing you are going to cook?
Similarly to seemingly everyone else at the moment, I plan on trying my hand at baking, particularly making bread. I hope to become a master during this time, as it looks like one of the most satisfying thing ever, pulling a crusty loaf out of the oven.
If everything in your house was going to be the same colour what colour
Nah, I don't do superstitions, don't get me started on conspiracy theories though.
What makes you laugh (feel free to share any videos, memes, record a
Which artist-living or dead would you like to share your quarantine practice with? Why?
My performance artist friend Calvin Laing.
Draw a self portrait from the future.
We are probably going to get through a lot of these homework sheets - so
We are putting together a mixtape - what’s your go to song for dancing ?
being in the studio ?
chilling out ?
falling in love ?
For Exercise Three, we ask our artists to pick one of the following subjects as a starting point to make some work using an A5 piece of paper/cloth/whatever you like to the size with no restriction on media. These will be published on our website and available for £110 each.
Still life: pick 3 items from your surrounding and recreate them
Draw the last text you received/Page 15 from a book you are currently reading 7th sentence down
Draw the last exhibition you saw/in style of the last exhibition you saw
Check out Thomas' exercise three piece here