I am a social entreprenuer looking for enterprising solutions to environmental and social challenges. In 2014 I co-founded Sancho’s Dress, an ethical clothing company that sources organic and fair trade clothing and gifts for the conscious consumer. Then in 2015 I started our first female focused project in Ethiopia, aiming to create sustainable job opportunities […]
I am a social art historian. I recently finished my PhD (hurray!) involving the 1980s surge of creative practice and activity now referred to by many as a ‘British Black Arts Movement’. My research focuses specifically on the negotiations and interventions of pioneering B/black British women artists such as for example, Sutapa Biswas, Sonia Boyce, […]
I am an Artist / Maker / Teacher working principally in clay, but with other media when the occasion demands. Since 2001 I’ve made pots with my partner Alice under the name of RAMP (Roop and Al Make Pots). We are members of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen and the CPA (Craftsmen Potters Association). RAMP […]
I am a designer, maker and bookkeeper. I became a resident at Kaleider at the start of 2016 just after I quit my job in finance and have spent the best part of this year, learning new art techniques, gaining some qualifications and gardening. I work from the Kaleider studio one or two days a […]
I am a multi-disciplinary artist, working primarily with printmaking, drawing and film, often exploring socio-political issues. I’m currently doing a Masters in Multidisciplinary Printmaking at the University of West of England, where I am researching the interface of printmaking and animation.
artist-academic-curator I am an artist-academic-curator who makes work across a range of contexts, for example: ‘Where to build the walls that protect us’, ACE-funded, Kaleider commission (2013-14); ‘4 x 4 Screens’, Live Art Development Agency commissioned DVD (2013); ‘The Master Plan’, Book Works/Situations co-publication, launched at Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012); ‘SLarristokaupunki’, ANTI Festival commission, Finland […]