Category Archives: Phil McMenemy

“After Ai Weiwei”

Title: “After Ai Weiwei”.Photography: Phil McMenemy.From collaborative exhibition between Phil McMenemy and Hannah McAndrew, “Still Movement” at Gracefield Arts Centre. 2011.

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Well here we are almost at the end of another year and what a year it has been. I’m giving you here a whole string of photos of people as this year just seems to have been the year for … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume III

Here you go, some more images from ‘Still Movement’. This first one is ‘Of Reeds’, the image of Phil’s that it is worked from is just further down the post here. Thought I’d show you where these pieces came from … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume II

Forming Here we go with Volume II of Still Movement. These three images are all Phil McMenemy’s view of my making processes. This is where we started with the whole collaboration thing and as a result we have hundreds of … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume I

Blue Line I’m going to drip feed these images to you. It’s for those of you who are too far away to visit the “Still Movement” exhibition which is on at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries until September 24th. Closed … Continue reading

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Still Movement

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Still Movement – Art in Clay

Today has been spent at Gracefield Art Centre in Dumfries with Phil McMenemy. We have been working for the last long while on a a collaborative exhibition. It is called “Still Movement”. We have been excited, terrified, frustrated, thrilled, enthused … Continue reading

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Still Movement – progress

For the last year or so I have been working with Phil McMenemy who is a fine art photographer and a very good friend of mine on a collaborative exhibition to be held at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries during … Continue reading

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Flowers and Stress and Tea

Somebody took some notice of one of my past blog posts bless them and came to visit this week armed with a posy of flowers from their garden. Thanks Zoe! This week I have been mostly rolling slabs of clay. … Continue reading

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How scary!?!

That is the filter on my dust mask, I took it apart to have a look as I was changing it. Makes you think doesn’t it. Alan brought me a bucket full of a lovely present yesterday. He was amused … Continue reading

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