The Heimlich Sessions

I’m COMPLETELY thrilled to be part of this project, and working with Home For Waifs And Strays, The Herbert and DASH arts. The Heimlich Sessions Five performances drawn from the same set. Five identities derived from 14-year-old forum interactions. A joyous sonic celebration of the other, the odd and the unusual. There have been several…

Hand of Glory (After Walsall)

The Hand of Glory was a mummified childs arm found in the attic of an Old Walsall Pub called ‘The White Hart’. A favourite attraction at the old EM Flint Gallery as a child, this work seeks to revere and lionise it.   I’ve already used the Hand of Glory as subject matter – see…

Ever Tried? Ever Failed?

There has been a short radio silence recently while I’ve been working on the renovation of my studios. A Kickstarter campaign, some incredible supporters and 6 weeks of building, painting and foul language later The Old Wig has finally closed it’s doors for good to be replaced with Failbetter Click the logo for more information!

Crit Club – 19/09/17

I’m fairly excited to be giving a presentation of my ongoing practice on Tuesday 19th September at Vivid Projects from 6-8pm Part of Vivid’s very splendid Black Hole Club scheme it gives me the opportunity to present my practice as a whole and discuss current projects and works in progress. I’ll be presenting a brief…

ENTERTAIN – First Fanzine for two Decades

Fanzine produced for Dig Me Out Of The Woods, an exhibition curated by Alex Billingham with members of Black Hole Club and featuring Fiona Shaw. I edited and produced a 20 page fanzine using 1990’s methods, with pages from each of the exhibiting artists. Featuring words by Fiona Shaw, Alex Billingham and Vicky Roden and…

The Double-Plus-Good Kantisto Warbles!

The Double-Plus Good Kantisto Warbles shall serenade you as part of the Black Hole Club exhibition ‘Transmission‘, opening on Digbeth First Friday 2nd June from 7-9pm and then showing on Saturday 3rd June 12-4pm at Vivid Projects. The Double-Plus-Good Kantisto Warbles represents the continuous descent into obselence of any new technology. Since time began there…

Tattles with The Cantess – Where’s Our Spake Gone?

This coming Friday 29th April I shall be premiering a new performance called ‘The Cantess‘, part of a body of work developed in response to Where’s Our Spake Gone?, a Heritage Lottery Funded project examining the history, use and evolution of the Black Country Dialect.   It’s going to be held at the Solvay Function Suite,…

Poppet Simian Instructions

A guide to making your own Poppet Simian Sock Monkey, as published in “When I Was A Child I Wanted To Be A Cryptid”    

Brum Bullrider World Record Attempt

THE OFFICIAL RECORD ATTEMPT IS CONFIRMED. Guinness World Records have accepted the application of The Bullrider – the attempt now needs to provide evidence to prove its scale, and has to meet the following criteria: 1:It needs to be measured by a qualified surveyor in the presence of two independent witnesses 2: This needs to…