Much love and thanks!
I’ve been working on a project over on Instagram for the past thirty days called #thirtydaysofBrexit. It began on the day of the referendum result as part of a desperate effort to try and understand what happened. I voted remain, everyone I know voted remain (aside from a couple of family members) so it came as a shock. A three hour train journey to a meeting in Cardiff that day meant I was unable to concentrate on anything but the result.
I had an amazing time at Focus Wales festival. It continues to grow in size and brilliance every year. The commissioned poem will be filmed soon but in the meantime here’s a couple of clips from my performance, huge thanks to Joey and Heather at Filmage for some smart filming and editing. Continue reading
I’ve had a number of interesting discussions recently about Welsh art in the context of how it’s perceived by, and in relation to, England. One of the points made was that there are so many artists (across all disciplines) who are well respected in Wales yet nobody has heard of, or is interested in, them outside of Wales. I’ve previously put this down to English myopia or arrogance, especially from London (the same has been said for Cardiff attitudes to north Wales). Continue reading