Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Travel Blog- Grand Days out in Glasgow

Glasgow is fast becoming one of my favourite cities to visit. It’s compactly cosmopolitan and has a rich heritage in the arts and sciences which makes for inspiring places to visit. This year I explored the nooks and crannies of the Hunterian Collections at Glasgow University and strolled through the glass-houses of the 200-year-old Botanic Gardens. I love Victorian […]

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10 Creepy Cool Locations- Old Haunts Life List

Carrying on my ‘life list’ exercises, this one is about appreciating where I’ve been. Today I’m sharing some creepy cool and locations I’ve had the pleasure of visiting, many of which weren’t readily accessible to the public while others boast a secret double life on film. How many have you seen? The Cambridge University Museum of Zoology –  I once had the pleasure […]

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Thinking about Thought Bubble 2014

I love Thought Bubble, it’s quite possibly my favourite comic convention in the UK so I was glad to have exhibited here again, for what feels like one last time. I always seem to forget that the best part of these events is getting to talk to people, meeting up with old friends and new. Feeling […]

JP Gaultier Exhibition review

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Barbican London

I was lucky enough to catch ‘From SideWalk to CatWalk the fashion world of Jean Paul Gaultier’ exhibition at the Barbican Gallery during a recent  trip to London. Photography was permitted and I wish I’d my ‘big camera’ with me. Turns out the exhibition was simply too good not to attempt to document with my iphone. Check out […]

Game of Thrones exhibition – Belfast

Argh! There is only one more episode of Game of Thrones left and this season has really been hotting up. Will any more of my favourite characters die? And who will be sitting on the Iron Throne this time next year I wonder?! Could it be me?- mwhahaha ha! To help sweeten the blow of […]

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Crewel Hope – A non- traditional embroidery installation

For designer maker collective MAK9 ‘s ‘Draw on the Walls’ exhibition I created a non-traditional site specific embroidery for installation.  The themes of my work include an awareness of religious, socioeconomic and gender politics, with embroidery as a traditionally female ‘domestic’ art. The title is inspired by Jacobean embroidery techniques popular during *Lundy’s lifetime. (*Lundy is burned […]

Bowie Is-Exhibition review

Bowie Is…a part of me

After much anticipation, I finally got to the extremely popular ‘Bowie is’ exhibition at the V&A London. In reality it showcases a fraction of Bowie’s out put, his early years are well covered but after the shock and awe of the 1970’s, the mid to late 80’s are thin on the ground, and of the 90’s […]