My favourite question/s growing up were 'why?' and 'what if...' I've always believed them to be important questions but asking 'why' is one of the first things that people try to stop children and from asking.Read More
I’m really interested in the role of music as a tool for enabling creativity and cohesion in societies, especially in “super diverse” towns and cities such as Luton, and this is one of the strands I will be developing through TestBeds.Read More
Last weekend I took part in a workshop at Pyramid of Arts for musicians with and without learning disabilities, led by Alan Courtis. Alan is an Argentinian experimental musician and composer, best known as a member of ‘free rock’ band Reynols, whose drummer-singer Miguel Tomasin has Downs Syndrome. This blog post documents and reflects on the experience.Read More
What would Luton look like if it were human? What would an urban place, demolished, rebuilt, simultaneously ridiculed and loved, look like...how would we come to decide? As part of an outreach project I worked with local sixth form students and the University of Bedfordshire's school of Psychology to explore these questions and create an image which represents their view of Luton's identity.Read More
My eyes start off at about 30cm away from the screen. I'm not sure if this is the recommended distance, but it works for me. I can see everything I need to.
And then I start to move in. I start to reduce the space.Read More
Why is the work of Samuel Beckett important to me?Read More
THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC TO WORK WITH LOCAL VISUAL ARTIST GAYLE STOREY and LUTON MUSIC MIX in collaboration with UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE TO CREATE BIO ORCHESTRAL MUSICAL SCORE FROM LUTON’S ENVIRONMENT.
Yet as an artist, this chaos is productive, memory is geology because it holds resource and treasure.Read More
As part of the micro workshop I led for the Testbeds cohort on 15th February 2018 we made a quick 360 video of group responses to what life would be like in a 'postwork' version of Luton called Lutopia.Read More
The Generosity of the Fells – Starting ‘The Buried Moon’ – Climbing up The Old Man of Coniston:Read More