Timeframes

Timeframes

The fifth in a series of blogs by Beaney Armchair Artist in residence, Kathleen Herbert. Whilst waiting for an elusive sunny day to start experimenting with the cyanotype process, I continued my research into Anna Atkins. What I have discovered and something that appears to be common with many female...

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Cyanotypes

The fourth in a series of blogs by Beaney Armchair Artist in residence – Kathleen Herbert. In the last few weeks I have been thinking about the photo chemical process in my film making and have started to research one of the earliest forms of these processes; cyanotypes. The name...

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Photochemical, Photoelectric

The latest blog from Katherine Herbert,  Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge. In my last blog I talked about my experiences of handling the objects at The Beaney. Seeing and feeling the marks made by the creator has got me thinking about production, reproduction and imitation....

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Production, Reproduction and Imperfection

Production, Reproduction and Imperfection

The second of a series of blogs from our new Artist in Residence – Kathleen Herbert. Having spent the first few weeks as Artist In Residence just sitting and looking in the different rooms, I decided to use the museums facility, which enables members of the public to handle objects...

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Ways of seeing

The first of a series of blogs from our new Artist in Residence – Kathleen Herbert. It is a wonderful start to the New Year exploring The Beaney’s collections as The Armchair Artist in Residence.  In what seems like the blink of an eye the first few weeks have now...

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Event, Line, Alignment

Event, Line, Alignment

Having completed my second live drawing performance on Friday 16th December, I find myself thinking again about temporality and the sense of becoming – two notions that I’ve referenced in my previous blog posts and throughout my ongoing practice. At the end of my first live drawing event back in...

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Two Systems and an Evolving Language

The latest blog from Daniel Tollady,  Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury. I have become increasingly infatuated with the biofacts and geofacts that are on display in both the Masters and Materials room and the Colour and Camouflage room (biofacts being biological objects, and geofacts being geological objects). As I...

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Conversations with Fluorite

The latest blog from Daniel Tollady,  Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury.   To coincide with Grayson Perry’s exhibition The Vanity of Small Differences, the Beaney launched their Cabinet of Small Differences as a companion piece that questions the role of objects and consumerism in today’s society. The cabinet showcases...

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Documentation and the Sense of Becoming

The latest blog from Daniel Tollady,  Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury. As part of my residency, Friday 14th October saw me hold my first live drawing event in the Beaney’s Learning Lab. By projecting footage of the Beaney onto the wall and drawing on top of that, I was...

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The Garden Room and a Fissure in Spacetime

The latest blog from Daniel Tollady,  Resident Armchair Artist at The Beaney in Canterbury. This September marks the tenth anniversary of the first time that I had ever walked into the Beaney. It was 2006 and I had just started my BA in Interior Architecture at the University for the Creative Arts. Our first...

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