2018 March: Waiting and Working

Radclyffe Hall My latest read: The Well of Loneliness. 'Love is the sweetest monotony conceived by the Creator', thinks Stephen Gordon, the ‘invert’ lesbian writer who is this novel’s protagonist. For even with her queer identity, the woman finds herself going through the motions of every love that has ever existed, there’s a naturalness to … Continue reading 2018 March: Waiting and Working

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2018 January: Being a Person

Royal Society Science Matters panel discussion, “Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence" Some interesting things that came up in the video I watched of the Royal Society Science Matters panel discussion, “Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence”, 10 Jan 2017: Joanna Bryson, Reader in AI Ethics at the University of Bath makes some interesting points about ‘projections’ … Continue reading 2018 January: Being a Person

2016 December: “Life Happens”

This journal was supposed to be an aid for my practice. But I’ve become much distracted lately, and all my established methods of organising myself have gone with the wind. Life happens, and in this journal, I don’t want to omit that fact. But, I am writing now. And it is because I remember that … Continue reading 2016 December: “Life Happens”

2016 October: What is Practice? Seminar

My first task on my MA is to prepare answers to a series of questions for an upcoming seminar. Here are my answers to questions about practice: A. What artworks have influenced you? Cinema, Pop & Theatre influences: Barbarella, Don Quixote, 3 Musketeers, Cyrano de Bergerac, Kubrick (2001), Pina Bausch, Hayao Miyazaki, Akira Kurosawa (Dreams), … Continue reading 2016 October: What is Practice? Seminar

2016 August: Clutter Mind

I don’t feel especially confident with my August update and am somewhat reluctant to write. I haven’t made much art. I’ve been miraculously pragmatic and clever with my finances and career planning. I’ve been going to interviews for positions that promise interesting and relevant teaching experience for the qualifications I have thus far acquired. I’ve … Continue reading 2016 August: Clutter Mind