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PIN UPS - A SENSE OF PLACE

PHOTOGRAPHIC SHOW curated by PHOTOHASTINGS

OBSERVER BUILDING, 53 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1DT

28 October - 14 November 2015 Wednesday to Sundays

Private View: Saturday 31 October 6pm

http://photohastings.org/pin-ups-a-sense-of-place/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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PHOTOGRAPHIC SHOW curated by EDGE on Hastings Station

Opening Night Thursday 1 October 6.30-8.30 all welcome

See the show for the whole of October 2015 in the 2 Platform Waiting Rooms and on the Bridge.

http://edgehastings.blogspot.co.uk/ and see http://photohastings.org/line/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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ROCK

Artist in Residence at Rock House Art School, Hastings for May 2015

Open Afternoon Thursday 28 May 4-6pm all welcome

Screening of video STONE renamed ROCK for the occasion

see the accompanying blog on Artists Newsletter: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/rock-artist-in-residence-st-johns-church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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THE LANGUAGE OF GREEN

SoCo Artists Exhibition in The Crypt, St. Mary in the Castle, Hastings

April 2015

I wrote a Review for HOT Hastings Online Times. Here is the link:

http://hastingsonlinetimes.co.uk/hottie/arts-culture/community-arts/the-language-of-green

This exhibition will be shown at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings for June and July

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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A FERTILE PAUSE

OPEN AFTERNOON, St. John's Church, St. Leonards on Sea

Saturday 11 April 2015

2.30 - 4.30pm

show of work made during two month Residency in the Church, see link below for accompanying blog:

http://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/rock-artist-in-residence-st-johns-church

Before the show there will be Readings on Silence, Art and Nature - selected extracts from writers on silence . Time to sit and listen for about half an hour.

1.45pm (doors open 1.30pm) Please email if you would like to come to the reading as places are limited

rosamund.cran@network.rca.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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THE ART OF CARING

Rose Theatre, Kingston

12 - 16 May 2015

http://www.artofcaring.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2015

Royal College of Art, London

http://london.secret.rca.ac.uk/2015

two postcards: driven to the edge

 

 

 

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ROCK

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT ST JOHN'S CHURCH,

BRITTANY ROAD, ST. LEONARDS ON SEA

A two month Residency in a Church,

February and March 2015

Time and space to see what happens.

To experiment, try new media, respond to the place.

I am writing about the experience on an Artist Newsletter blog:

https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/rock-artist-in-residence-st-johns-church

There will be an Open Afternoon in early April.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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UNWRAPPED SoCo at The Stables

Lifeline, digital print of papier mache installation

in a group show of SoCo Artists at the Stables Theatre Gallery on Old London Road,

Hastings Old Town.

December 2014

see SoCo Artists website

The show is reviewed in Hastings Online Times HOT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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EDGE

'driven to the edge'

3 photos at Hastings Station, part of group show for Photo Hastings Festival

October 2014 - January 2015

Photo Hastings

also see Photo Hub: www.phghastings.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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POINTS OF VIEW

Pop-up human hide commissioned for Coastal Currents Arts Festival.

Will appear at places on Hastings Stade during the 2014 Festival, 3 weekends

end August and first 2 weekends of September.

coastalcurrents.org.uk/news/3978

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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LEAVES OF RESPECT

Six prints of leaves gathered from the gardens of William Morris, Charles Darwin, Henry Moore,

Vita Sackville West, Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell in honour of the work they did.

displayed in St Laurence Church, Falmer as part of Art & Soul, ARTWAVE

September 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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TIME TO STAND AND STARE by RUNWAY (Roz Cran and Sharon Haward)

took place on Sunday 8 June 2014 part of the Satellite programme for Whitstable Biennale

People were invited to join us for a walk along the prom at Whitstable and stand still

and be quiet in the landscape for a few minutes. We took photographs.

(this image is from an earlier work in March 2014 - Hastings to Bexhill).

You can see photos from the event on our facebook group page:

RUNWAY - artists without studios

And see the information on the Whitstable Biennale 2014 Satellite Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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I am showing my video about Charles Darwin and his daily constitutional round the

Sandwalk at Down House. His daily ritual consisted of 5 loops of the walk he laid out.

This is part of the group show RITUALS AND RELICS put on by SoCo Artists

in The Crypt of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings.

The show runs until 10 May 2014 open daily 11 - 5.

I have written a review of the show which is published on

HOT Hastings Online Times. You can see it here.

You can read about SoCo Artists here. www.soco.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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I am taking part in WATER WEEK in Hailsham giving a short talk about

my collection of local waters: TAKING THE WATERS (HASTINGS AND

ST. LEONARDS ON SEA) as part of a series of events on water organised

by Clare Whistler and Charlotte Still in

Vicarage Fields, Hailsham. My talk will be in session no. 1

on Monday 10 March 2014 at 7pm.

Here is the name of their facebook page: Halishamwaterweek1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2014

I have postcards in this show again.

Here is the link to the RCA page for full information on the list of

artists and the dates of preview for buying and when you can buy

click

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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WALK WEST

group photo and walk from Hastings Pier to Bexhill Pavilion

with RUNWAY artists

Saturday 8 March 2014 - International Women's Day

meet at 10.15am at Hastings Pier. Please wear BLACK for the photos to be taken along the way.

IPlease bring a £5 donation for local Women's Refuge

See our facebook group page RUNWAY - artists without studios

Fifth RUNWAY event - all welcome including black dogs

I have written an article for HOT Hastings Online Times about RUNWAY and WALK WEST

see here to read it and see photos of our events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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THE NATURE OF THINGS

I have written a review of a show in Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

1 February - 20 April 2014

and it is published on HOT Hastings Online Times

You can read it here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RED

exhibition by SoCo Artists

Trinity Gallery, Trinity Street, Hastings

28 November - 11 December 2013

www.soco.org.uk

I am showing COMMON OR GARDEN: November

I have written a Review of this show RED for Hastings Online Times you can read it here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AUTUMN REVIEW - PHOTO HUB GROUP

Hastings Arts Forum, Marina, St. Leonards on Sea

25 October - 5 November 2013

www.phghastings.co.uk

In this group exhibition of projects I am showing 'Joint Venture' a set of 4 imagesof hands shot in the Walled Garden among the pumpkins, a continuation of trying to connect with the natural world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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TIME TO THINK

at St. John's Church, Pevensey Road , St. Leonards on Sea

a group exhibition DARKNESS AND ILLUMINATION

17 - 19 October 2013

 

I am showing a small video made after visiting Down House, home of Charles Darwin and walking on

the Sandwalk, a looped path he had made at the bottom of the garden where he could exercise and

ponder. He took 5 turns each day at noon accompanied by his dog..

His work changed the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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GARDEN IN THE GARAGE

at the GARAGE, Mercatoria, St. Leonards on Sea

a show by Soco artists

27 September - 29 September 2013

part of Coastal Currents Art Festival

LEAVES OF RESPECT - a set of 6 prints from leaves selected and collected from the garden of someone

who has achieved something in their life that I admiire and respect. (William Morris, Charles Darwin,

Henry Moore, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, Vanessa Bell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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CONTRAST

at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings

a show by PhG members curated by Bob Mazzer

26 September - 24 November 2013

and then at Eastbourne Hospital until March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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PRESS AND RELEASE

at Phoenix Brighton - a handling book PILLARS OF WISDOM in the

second Press and Release show

May 2013

www.phoenixbrighton.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2013

at The Royal College of Art, London

Dyson Gallery, Battersea Campus

March 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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BREAKING GROUND ARCHIVE

at Blue Monkey studio, Eastbourne, during the Festival May 2013

Photobooks, presentation and seed packets from the Breaking Ground 2 year collaboration

between myself and Judith Alder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE

at The School Creative Centre, Rye on International Women's Day 8 March 2013

Four images, Lifeline (shown here), Bloodline, Presence and Overflow were displayed as part of an exhibition to celebrate this day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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WALK THIS WAY

a walk from Hastings to Rye on Sunday 3 March 2013 at 10am to celebrate

International Women's Day by RUNWAY artists - all welcome to join us on a challenging,

active and purposeful walk. Please wear black with long sleeves for photos to be taken at

5 points on the trail to speak out for 5 local women, past and present, to be shown at the

School Creative Centre, Rye on 8 March. Tea and cakes at The School at end. Trains back

from Rye at quarter to the hour. Meet at 9.45 for 10 start at Hastings Country Park car park,

the small one on Fairlight Road, first left after Mill Lane. We aim to raise funds for local women

and children at the Refuge. Please donate and find sponsors. Bring sandwiches. May take 4+ hours.

See Facebook group page Runway - artists without studios

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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SILVER ACTION

I took part in Suzanne Lacey's Silver Action at Tate Modern Tanks yesterday 3 February 2013

amazing to be with so many other women who were active in the 1970s and 1980s, many of whom are still active, making a difference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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HIDE

showing in shop opposite ChristChurch, London Road, St. Leonards on Sea 2013

image from HIDE in Hastings Rarities at Hastings Museum 2011

SOCO organised shop window shows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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MAXIMUM WIDTH

at Trinity Studios, Trinity Street, Hastings

a SoCo show

December 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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NAMES IN NATURE

at Underground, 35 Robertson Street, Hastings (under Hastings Trust)

part of PhotoFringe

Saturday and Sunday 13/14/20/21 October 2013

3-6pm

twelve photoplaques of people with botanical names who were asked to choose a landscape

they felt a connection with for a photograph together with a short text on the influence of

their natural name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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ALL THE WATERS RUN INTO THE SEA

at St. John's Church, Pevensey Road, St. Leonards on Sea

part of Fire and Water show

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11/12/13 October 2013

10 - 4pm

private view Thursday 11 October 6-8pm

Fourteen local waters gathered with a quote from Ecclesiastes 1v1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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WALLS HAVE EARS

in the Bohemia Walled Garden, Summerfields,Hastings

for Heritage Open Day

Sunday 9 September 2012

10 - 3pm

Art interventions for the Walled Garden - see facebook page for more photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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NO TIME TO STAND AND STARE

RUNWAY artists project no. 5

at Romney Marshes on Saturday 11 August 2012

will be shown at School Creative Centre, Rye in October Open Studios

see RUNWAY artists facebook group for more photos or my facebook page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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ON THE MAP

Historic maps and Contemporary map art

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

TAKING THE WATERS (Hastings and St. Leonards on Sea)

10 March - 17 June 2012

Tuesday to Saturday 10 - 5pm, Sunday 12 - 5pm (4pm all days in March)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2011 at the Royal College of Art London

18 - 25 November 11-5

see the RCA website: here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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TAKING THE WATER Levels I, II, and III

in Masquerade, St. Mary in the Castle, Hastings, a show by SOCO and Photo Hub

PV 19 November 2011, exhibition continues until 18 December Thurs - Sat 11 - 3 and Sun 12 - 3

www.soco.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RUNWAY @ LAST NIGHT ON THE PROM, The Stade, Hastings

30 September 2011

part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival

 

 

 

 

 
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WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME, Underground in Robertson Street, Hastings

24 and 25 September 2011

part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival

 

 

 

 

 
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I have an article published in the current edition of ART & RESEARCH VOL 4 NO.1 SUMMER 2011 A Journal of ideas, contexts, methods

Am I Leopard: Seeking Animation and Other Possibilities

http://www.artandresearch.org.uk

editorial: Art and the Animal Revolution by Ron Broglio and Ross Birrell

this edition includes articles by Steve Baker, Carolee Schneemann and Maria Fusco

 

 

 

 

 
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POCKET COMPANIONS

Artist books at Arthur Green's, 34 White Rock, Hastings Promenade

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10 - 5 Sun 10 - 4

September 17 - October 2 2011

A South Coast Artists Exhibiton SOCO

 

 

 

 
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LIE OF THE LAND

Conquest Hospital, Hastings - Arts in Healthcare 01424 755470 ext 2270

private view of the exhibition area on Level 1 Thursday 15 September 6-8 pm

exhibition continues until 20 November

 

 

 

 
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ART AND SOUL

Annual show at Falmer village, East Sussex part of Lewes Artwave early September 2011

see Art and Soul facebook page

 

 

 

 
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MAGNET RARITIES

Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Nos. 1-5)

I am a featured artist in an exhibition of over 250 small magnets which will be placed on the gates of Hastings Pier on Saturday 27 August 2011 at 4pm. Part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival.

Come along and see the work and pick one to take home FREE.

If you have taken a magnet check the serial number against the slideshow or catalogue on the website below to find out which artist made it and the title and more information about the show.

http://rarities2011.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 
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LOOK OUT

Come and join in a LIVE ART EVENT and GROUP PHOTOGRAPH with RUNWAY artists on the beach at Folkestone - as part of the Folkestone Triennial Fringe

Assemble by the Leas Lift beach entrance.

Saturday 23 July 2011 2pm.

All welcome to join us. Please wear black or dark clothes and bring a mirror.

We will respond to the Folkestone Triennial Fringe theme: A Million Miles from home. We will stand on the beach, look out, look back, look up, look down. Click here for more info

We will send you a photo of the event if you write your name and address and leave three pound coins at the end of the event

 

 

 

 
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TEN MONDAYS - work in progress made during ten day residency in underground studio.

OPEN: THURSDAY 30 JUNE 5 - 7PM and SATURDAY 2 JULY 12-3PM

at 35 Robertson Street, Hastings, the blue door on sea side of Hastings Trust.

There will be cake...

See the AN blog which documents this time: click here

 

 

 
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RUNWAY artists lead a FOLKESTONE MEMORY WALK on Friday 17 June with some people from a sheltered housing scheme in Folkestone, a prelude to our live art event and group photograph on Saturday 23 July - part of the Folkestone Triennial Fringe.

We had three female generations of one family.

Memories included: the workshop where the word 'Folkestone' was put into the seaside pink rock; working in a textile factory for M&S; staying in the Grand Burstin Hotel. A small poster will be produced to document the event.

Click here and then here to see the 2 pages of the Folkestone Memory poster.

 

 

 
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TIME TO LISTEN Readings on Silence and Solitude, St. George's Church, Esher, Wednesday 11 May 2011 6 - 7pm

TIME TO BE Artists Silent Retreat Day, St. Georges's Church, Esher, Wednesday 18 May 2011 10.30 - 3.30 pm

for further information see: St. George's Arts site

 

 

 
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THE ANIMAL GAZE - 18 February - 20 March 2011, Furnival Gallery, Sheffield Institute of Arts, 153 Arundel Street, Sheffield:

click here to see the SIA page

 

 

 

 

 
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nepARTism December 2010 - a visual game of 'you are IT'

see nepartism.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

 
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STUFF A BIRD workshop at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, connected to the Hastings Rarities Affair show. You can make a fabric bird with me and stuff it with local dried grasses. October 2010

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2010 November - more postcards - mice this time

see RCA SECRET postcard website

 

 

 

 

 
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HASTINGS RARITIES AFFAIR, Hasting Museum and Art Gallery 25 September - 2 January 2011

You are invited to the Preview Evening on Friday 24 September 2010 at 6-8pm An exhibition inspired by the Museum's collection and archive of rare birds and the Hastings Rarities Affair, a story of alleged fraud and deception.

Photograph taken on Winchelsea Beach by Lambie Brothers, inspired by Jeff Wall and Hokusai.

 

 

 

 

 
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CRITICAL MESS - RUNWAY artists will pose dressed in black along the prom in response to Anthony Gormley's Critical Mass show at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, this summer. 4-5 pm on Saturdays 4, 11, 18, 25 September 2010. Join us for the FINAL POSE and GROUP PHOTOGRAPH on Saturday 25 September. all welcome, please wear black, meet on the Prom at 4pm below De La Warr Pavilion, wine.

See Facebook Group - RUNWAY - artists without studios for more info. Part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival

 

 

 

 

 
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TIME TO LISTEN IN A CHURCH, Church of the Holy Spirit, Rye Harbour, 6 June 2010

Readings from Nature Writers on birds - links to Hastings Rarities Affair exhibition, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, 25 September - 2 January 2011

 

 

 

 

 
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FACADE IN DOVER - art in urban spaces - second stage in Dover
huge empty coach park - artists respond
first two weeks of May 2010
TIME TO LISTEN readings on Silence and Solitude
Half an hour to sit and relax at Dover Discovery Room

Watch in Box Gallery, June 2010

more info on FACADE facebook group page

 

 

 

 

 
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MADE TO FIT, Willis Museum, Basingstoke, 20 March - 17 April 2010
very small work by women

www.womenswork.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 
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EAST SUSSEX OPEN AT TOWNER, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne
see Interview(pig) from 3 April to 3 May 2010

more info at Towner Gallery Site

 

 

 

 

 
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FACADE - art in outdoor urban spaces - St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
group of artists work in response to the empty urban site
Grey Matters - work developed from the colour grey including Watcher - grey felt dog.
Space is next to St. Leonards Warrior Square rail station, 58 Kings Road

Open Afternoons 12 - 3pm on Saturday 6 and 13 March 2010 and open from 7pm for projections both evenings.

see FACADE facebook group site for more information

 

 

 

 

 
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RCA SECRET 2009 I have postcards in the annual exhibition at the Royal College of Art again this year.

Exhibition open 13 - 20 November 2009 11-6pm. Sale open 21 November 8-6pm

www.rca.ac.uk/secret for more information and map

 

 

 

 

 
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Time to listen again - Readings from Nature Writers Roz Cran will read from selected books including authors John Berger and Kathleen Jamie at NOMAD Creative Space, Wellington Place, Hastings on Thursday 22 October 5.30pm as part of exhibition dis-place.

See Facebook Groups: NOMAD - Creative Space

 

 

 

 

 
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Time to Listen - excerpts from nature writing - Three Readings by Roz Cran part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival 2009 - Wednesday 9 September at 12 noon in Hastings Public Library, Claremont (lower ground floor), Saturday 12 September at 5pm in Moon Time Books, Trinity St., Thursday 17 September at 6pm in Oxfam Bookshop, Queens Rd, Hastings. Bring a flower, a leaf or an insect : identification books will be available. See www.coastalcurrents.org.uk/2009 for further information

 

 

 

 

 
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FOLLOW THE RED DOTTED LINE... art trail through Hastings 1-9 August 2009 part of Hastings Hot Houses. Find the art by looking for the red dots in shop windows. Seven Small Works. Pick up a map at Trinity Wholefoods, Trinity St or at Electric Palace Cinema, High St, Old Town. A project by RUNWAY artists without studios see the RUNWAY Dotted Line Event page for further details

 

 

 

 

 
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TIME TO LISTEN TO THE BIRDS - Starlings, an excerpt from PILGRIM AT TINKER CREEK by Annie Dillard read by Roz Cran together with footage shot in the School Field at Rye made during the RUNWAY May Residency. You can hear this video by going to YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/rozcran   

 

 

 

 

 
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RUNWAY - a first residency for this network during the month of May in the School Creative Centre, Rye. Roz Cran and Sharon Haward make new work in a decommissioned classroom in this recently opened centre. Open Afternoon on Saturday 30 May 2-5 pm - do come and see what we have made - some activities to join in if you wish.

Follow the residency and see photos on RUNWAY artists without studios a facebook group page

 

 

 
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BIRDS AND ME - workshop devised and run for the Magdala Centre, Rye as part of the RUNWAY Residency at the School Creative Centre. Residents were asked to consider birds in their lives and used blackboards to record incidents and memories creating lists and drawings. Birdsong accompanied the workshop.

 
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RUNWAY - artists without studios. I am a founder member of this new network in Hastings. The core group of artists aims to create projects and residencies using temporary urban and rural spaces and invite guest artists to participate. Follow RUNWAY artists without studios on a Facebook Group page.

 
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ROPE TRICK - my image has been used on the cover of a new record of the same name released by Third Ear records: www.third-ear.net

 
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FIGURING LANDSCAPES: artists’ moving image from Australia and the UK
My video Stone is included in this major exhibition.
Figuring Landscapes premieres at ArtSway in the New Forest 25-30 November 2008.
Figuring Landscapes screens across the weekend of 6 February 2009 at Tate Modern, London then tours the UK through 2009 to Showroom, Sheffield; Chapter Arts, Cardiff; Cinematheque, Brighton; Bureau, Salford; Dundee Contemporary Arts; Vivid, Birmingham; FACT, Liverpool; Hull Short Film Festival. Full details to be confirmed. Australian venues will be announced in 2009.
Figuring Landscapes is complemented by a catalogue edited by Catherine Elwes, Eu Jin Chua and Steven Ball
www.figuringlandscapes.co.uk

 
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THE ANIMAL GAZE : Contemporary Art & Animal/Human Studies - a symposium (Nov 20-21) and exhibition (Nov 20-Dec 12) organised by London Metropolitan University.

My video Interview(pig) will be in The Animal Gaze exhibition from Nov 13 - Dec 13 2008 at Unit 2 Gallery, London E1 (directly opposite the Whitechapel Gallery), Unit 6 and Metropolitan Works (Commercial Road).

 In January 2009 the show tours to the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World at Exeter, Plymouth City Museum & Gallery, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth College of Art & Design and the Roland Levinsky Gallery, University of Plymouth.

http://www.animalgaze.org/index.html

 
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Gone to Earth – final work to be developed within the BREAKING GROUND series during a Residency at CRATE Project Space, 6 Bilton Square, Margate, Kent, CT9 1DX from 21 – 29 November.  There will be an Open Day on Saturday 29 November from 2-4pm.  Discussion and Talk at 4pm.
www.cratespace.co.uk

see the Breaking Ground blog on: http://www.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects/single/385051
 
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UNDER GROUND - new work to be developed from the BREAKING GROUND Project Stage 2 will be at THE PINE GALLERY, CLAREMONT STUDIOS, 12 Claremont, Hastings, TN34 1HA from 14 - 23 October 2008

There will be an Open Day/Drawing Event at the weekend

and a Discussion Event in conjunction with Talk About the Work on Tuesday 21 October from 5.30 pm.


FOLLOW THE BREAKING GROUND BLOG at
http://sites.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects/single/385051

 
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CLAREMONT STUDIOS, 12 CLAREMONT, HASTINGS, TN34 1HA 01424 445 743
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n September I moved to St. Leonards and joined Claremont Studios in Hastings. Eight artists in a
building with designers, a gallery/project space and bookable room.


http://www.claremontstudios.org

 
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OUTSIDE IN - OPEN DAY - MONDAY 7 JULY 2008 3.30-6PM
Invitation to Open Day of Outside In at Project Space, Phoenix Studios, near The Level, Brighton
on Monday 7 July from 3.30 - 6pm to see the development of work from Breaking Ground Stage 2 in the first Project Space in towns along the South Coast

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT DATES AND VENUES:

FOLLOW THE BREAKING GROUND BLOG at
http://sites.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects/single/385051

 
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BREAKING GROUND STAGE 1
Breaking Ground is an experimental collaborative project by Judith Alder and Roz Cran.
Roz and Judidth were artists in residence on a Brighton allotment where they held an Open Day, Allotmenta.
This was followed by a four week residency at the University of Brighton Fine Art Printmaking Department.

BREAKING GROUND STAGE 2
Roz & Judith will be in residence at three Project Spaces in towns along the South Coast. They will develop work through installation and hold a Breaking Ground Open Day and Discussion Event at each venue.

 

 
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Cases of Curiosity - The Gallery, Dartington College of Arts, Devon
Collaboration with Lucy Cran opens Friday 27 June 2008
A curated show of 8 x 1930s display cabinets for invited artists to show elements of their practice.
A first collaboration with my daughter.

http://casesofcuriosity.blogspot.com/



      
 
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Arts Council Grant for the Arts for Breaking Ground 
Breaking Ground Stage 2 has been awarded a grant for the arts from the Arts Council.  This means
we can go ahead with the next developments for this project, the hiring of Project Rooms along the
South Coast to push forward the ideas from the allotment residency and from being Artists in Residence
 at the University of Brighton Printmaking Department.  Read more about Breaking Ground on the
|AN Artists' Newsletter Artists Talking Projects Unedited under Breaking Ground:  
http://sites.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects/single/385051


      
 
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Figuring Landscapes is an Arts Council England funded project that brings together artists' moving
image from the UK and Australia around themes of landscape.
My video Stone has been selected for this major exhibition.  Screening programmes will be 
complemented by an international symposium at Tate Modern and workshops at ArtSway before
touring the UK and on  to Australia starting at Dell Gallery, Brisbane.  An illustrated catalogue will be
produced.
www.figuringlandscapes.co.uk

      
 
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Press and Release - exhibition of Artists' Books
This exhibition at Phoenix Gallery, Waterloo Place, near The Level, Brighton starts on 26 April until 7 June.
I am showing 'animal,vegetable,mineral', a bookwork produced using duotone lithography and comprising
5 zigzags in a slipcase.  'Stone' is screened on a tiny monitor next to the zigzags.
      
 
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Five - Open Studios
Blue Monkey Studio where I have a space is open for three weekends from 15 March for visitors to see 
the work of we five artists.
This is part of the Open Houses and Studios for the first Eastbourne Cultural Festival.
      
 
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The art of blogging
AN Artists Newletter have published a supplement in February 2008 titled The art of blogging.
Our experience of writing a blog on Breaking Ground is discussed.  See 
www.a-n.co.uk/the_art_of_blogging.
      
 
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Artist in Residence - University of Brighton
Have been Artist in Residence along with collaborative partner, Judith Alder, in the Fine Art
Printmaking Department to develop ideas from the Breaking Ground project on the allotment.
I have been concerned at the lack of birds on the allotment so decided to create some.  This
screenprinted thrush is stuffed with stems and moss gathered on the allotment.  The Breaking
ground blog we have been keeping on AN Projects Unedited, part of the Artists' Newsletter
site can be accessed by clicking here:  http://sites.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects under 
Breaking Ground.
 
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Launch of www.bmpd.org.uk
The new website for BMPD, the organisation we have set up for professional development
 and networking for artists is live and we marked the occasion with star fireworks.  The site
gives information on our events, news, and resources for artists in the area and the wider
region.  Click on www.bmpd.org.uk to see the site.
      
 
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BENEATH THE TARMAC, THE GRASS   -  November 2007
Animal, vegetable,mineral  - printed in duotone lithography and consisting of 5 zigzags in a slipcase, 
has been chosen for the Nottingham exhibiton, BENEATH THE TARMAC, THE GRASS.  This is part of the 
Tether Festival.  Selected books are to be shelved in the Bromley House Library, an 18th Century Town
House in the centre of Nottingham.  Each artist's book will be classified using this library's unique
classification system and integrated into Library.
      
 
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BMPD  Professional Development for Artists Event - 21 November 2007
As co-organiser I am helping to set up the next event of BMPD on 21 November in the Court Room,
Town Hall, Eastbourne , 6-9pm.  
This will be an evening to support artists prepare for the first Eastbourne Festival in March 2008.  
We have invited a panel of experienced artists to share information about how they have run 
Open Houses and other artist-led events. 
We will set up a website for BMPD events, information and news but in the meantime you can keep
up to date on the AN blog.
 
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BREAKING GROUND IS FEATURED IN NOVEMBER 2007 ISSUE AN ARTISTS' NEWSLETTER
Breaking Ground is featured on page 29 of this month's issue of AN.  Read it online under NAN News
 if you are a subscriber to AN.  The article describes the development of the project supported
 by a NAN New Collaborations Bursary which is documented on AN Projects Unedited
 - click here to read the blog.
 
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ALLOTMENTA  -  Open Day   16 October 2007
We invited a selected audience to an Open Day - Two Artists in Residence on an Allotment -
part of the Breaking Ground project.  On a damp, grey day people viewed work in progress
and gave useful feedback.  We all ate seed cake.
 
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OPEN PHOENIX VIDEO ART FESTIVAL - 13 AND 14 OCTOBER 2007
Stone was selected for the Video Art Programme at Phoenix Studios, Brighton.  It was shown as part of 
a new festival of video during the annual Open Studios at Phoenix.  Stone was filmed in Preston Park
Rockery Garden, Brighon.
 
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5 BY 4   -  CONTEMPORARY VIDEO 
Showcase for 2 of my videos alongside 3 other artists on 26 July 2007 6-8pm at
Parlour Studios and Project Space, Mapalim, 181-185 Queens Cresent, London NW5 4DS.
see www.mapalim.com/cultureflyer.php for press release.  Tube: Chalk Farm
 
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FINDING HER WAY - JUDITH ALDER
This article about Judith Alder's practice is published in 4 parts on an projects unedited.
Click here to download complete article.  This will open as a word document.
Both Judith Alder and I have written articles about each other's practice as part of our project
Breaking Ground.   This project has been supported by a NAN New Collaboration Bursary from
a-n The Artists' Information Company.
 
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BLUE MONKEY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING EVENT 19 JUNE 2007
We held our first event on 19 June at the Underground Theatre, Eastbourne.  90 people booked to hear 
speakers from De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill; Fabrica, Brighton; Claremont Studios, Hastings; Eastbourne 
Cultural Centre and Open Houses 2008.  Plus time for questions and networking.  We are applying for 
funding for further events.  We have a new blog for Blue Monkey Professional Development on 
AN Projects Unedited:  www.a-nunedited.co.uk/projects/index
 
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BRIGHTON FESTIVAL OPEN HOUSES 2007
Prints in two venues during the Brighton Festival Open Houses.
The Three P's at 106 Marine Parade, Kemp Town - Regency house on the Front. Open 11-5
Art and Soul, Falmer Village Hall, off the south side of A27 going east towards Lewes - village
setting with pond and church. Open 12 - 5  
All Saturdays and Sundays in May 2007.
 
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BLUE MONKEY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2007
i joined Blue Monkey Studios, Eastbourne in November 2006.  The studios held a successful Networking 
Event in September 2006.  To build on this Judith Alder and I are in the process of developing a 
Professional Development Programme for Artists.  We have sent out questionnaires and plan a pilot event 
in June 2007.
www.bluemonkeystudio.co.uk
 
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AIR OPEN DIALOGUE 29 MARCH 2007
We have been invited by AIR - Artists' Interaction and Representation - part of AN Artists' 
Newsletter, to give a short presentation at their Open Dialogue for members at Fabrica, Brighton on
29 March.  Judith and I will talk about our new collaboration Breaking Ground and focus on key issues
for future practice.
see www.a-nunedited.co.uk/projects/index 
 
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NAN NEW COLLABORATION BURSARY  MARCH 2007
Our Breaking Ground project has been awarded a NAN New Collaboration Bursary from the AN Artists
Information Company to support both parts of the work.
www.a-n.co.uk
 
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BREAKING GROUND
Breaking Ground is a new collaboration between myself and Judith Alder.  We met on BA Fine Art
Printmaking at Brighton Uni some years ago and work in the same studios, Blue Monkey, in Eastbourne.
Part 1  We immerse ourselves in each other's work, do a presentation, write an article on the other's 
practice and publish it on AN Projects Unedited.
Part 2 Two Artists in Residence on an Allotment - we develop a plan for 2 week residency experimenting
with new directions, testing out working together,
Our blog Alder & Cran - Breaking Ground can be seen on  www.a-nunedited.co.uk/projects/index
 
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HENWEEKEND.ORG
I have been selected for the pilot of henweekend.org taking place in Central London 
and De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, 30 March - 1 April 2007.
A seminar by the sea for female artists, writers and curators.  It aims to
facilitate discusssion and collaboration between its participants, "a mix of high
profile and emerging artists from around the UK and abroad" funded by the
Arts Council.  See www.henweekend.org/artists.html

 
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MEET YOUR MENTOR
I have a mentor. The Launch of the mentoring scheme organised the University of Creative Arts is at
the Design Council, Covent Garden on 21 March 2007.  My mentor is Susan Diab.  We have a
number of sessions to discuss art practice and professional development.
 
 
ARCADIA ID EST
My book: Animals, vegetable, mineral, will be on tour in the United States in 2007 as 
part of the exhibition Arcadia Id Est put together by the Centre for Fine Print Research at
University of West England. The weblink is: http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/arcadia/cran.htm
A copy of this artist book is held in the Special Collection at each of the following: Royal College of Art, University of Brighton, Bower Ashton Library, UWE.
 
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STONE
My film stone has been chosen as part of the Waiting Project  - a partnership between
Arts for Health Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.  The project seeks to place contemporary art in 
unexpected places.  This time artists' films are placed in the waiting areas of GP surgeries
across Cornwall.
Art has been shown to have a positive impact on health and well-being, whether through people 
participating in arts activities or experiencing and responding to the art of others.
 
 
MISS FORTUNE TELLER (performance)
at Bar Music Hall, 134 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London
5 October 2006 - from 7 pm

Miss Fortune Teller (The Scarlet Pimpernel) will be available to tell good fortunes or
misfortunes at the launch to the Nostage Festival at the bar music hall, Curtain Road,
Hoxton on Wednesday 5 October from 7pm onwards.  Misfortune Cakes also available. 
 
 
 
TEQUILA SUMMER SHOW
at TEQUILA\London, Soho, London
22st  July - 18th August  2006(Private view 24th July 6-9pm)

Group Show on the theme of summer.

Here is a link for a map of the location: Location

 
 
No man is an island  
at The Empire Studios, London
21st - 30th July 2006(Private view 20th July 7-9pm)

A cross-disciplinary exhibition by recent Royal College of Art graduates.

For more information about the Show: No man is an island

Here is a link for the location and how to get there: Location

 
 
The Royal College of Art Show: Part One 
26th May - 4th June 2006

At this exhibition, you will have the opportunity to see my latest work amongst my RCA colleagues from Printmaking and the rest of Fine Art and Applied Schools.

For more information about the Show and to view the online catalogue visit this link: The Show 2006

Here is a link for the location of the RCA and how to get there: Location

   
Platform for Art: RCA Printmaking MA Graduates
From  19th May 2006

South Kensington Underground station foot tunnel Earl’s Court 
and Charing Cross Underground stations

Platform for Art are delighted to present this showcase of work by the graduates of the 2006 Printmaking MA at the Royal College of Art. The exhibition is an opportunity for the artists to show their work in a unique public environment and is testament to Platform for Art’s commitment to working with artists in the early stages of their career. It coincides with the final degree show at the Royal College of Art from 26 May to 4 June.

For more information about the Show and to view the online catalogue visit this link: Platform for Art