Studio News

  • Shoe Zone – I’ve been given a shop for a year!
    Coming Soon..... THE BRISTOL HUM RESEARCH CENTRE I'm taking over a closed down shop in Broadwalk Shopping Centre, Knowle in Bristol. I am sharing with photographers Tom Skipp and David Griffiths. Starting in 2022 I will be researching ‘The Bristol Hum.’ For decades people have complained of hearing a low-frequency...
  • Matthew Burrows Selects – Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop
    Matthew Burrows Selects Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop, London Exhibition dates: 10 September — 2 October 2021 Images courtesy of Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop & Paul Tucker Matthew Burrows MBE started the Artist Support Pledge at the beginning of the first Covid_19 lockdown in March 2020. It has become a...
  • ROBOTANY – collaboration between artists and roboticists
    Robotany is an interdisciplinary art/science project about hydroponics and robotics. A joint team of artists Dr. Katy Connor and myself, along with Roboticists Dr. Hemma Philamore and Dr. Elliot Scott  of University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Lab.   EXCITING!! The aim of the project is to see how robotics can be used to help people grow Hydroponic...
  • Favourite art: Janet Cardiff – Forty Part Motet, 2001
    Forty Part Motet I saw this piece at Tate Liverpool in 2003. Meandering around, I did not expect to be find a piece of art that would move me to tears. I realise looking back that this was a pivotal piece, where I learned the power of sound, in an...
  • Studio Snapshot – April 2021 – Mindbomb series #WIP
    The studio this month A quick video of my drawings so far. I finally put up some shelves in my studio and was really happy to get them all up and together. They've become a 'socially-distanced' crowd, bit of an oxymoron, I know.. The more I make of these, the...
  • I Blame The Nuns – My Background History
    First brush with art. Aged six, at primary school, a nun in full long black habit and wimple, a painting of a cave, (no memory of why a cave). That’s the point I decided I liked art. The painting was much admired by the Sister and obviously I liked the...
  • UK Robotics week – The Fumifugiums Orchestra wins a prize!
    The Fumifugiums Orchestra was one of the winning entrants in the the UK Robotics Week 2020 Environment Making Challenge with SERAS (Skills and Robotics for Autonomous systems) through Sheffield University. I entered with the drawing and small video of the project.  I was really thrilled to win a prize of Arduino's,...
  • A Day in the Life of the Fumifugium Air Pollution monitors.
    Data Readings from the four Honeywell Particulate sensors Below are four pdf's with a day of data received from the four monitors (PDF’s) all taken on the same day - 19th December 2019. Each monitor took readings at different intervals, ranging from every second to every 30 seconds. The files...