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ajmoesby
Using text as art to create installations and interventions. Also works with letterpress
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I had been doing a short course at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland. Glass is an amazing material – of course you could spend a life time exploring it – but I have just woken to its’ possibilities. I feel similar about glass as I did when I discovered letterpress. I know neon is a typical way of using glass and text, and yes, one day I shall do my first neon piece – hopefully in the not too distant future – but there are so many processes and ways of using glass and combining that with text that it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Text Art - Text as Art
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commissioned for the exhibition at the Houses of Parliament to mark the 40th anniversary of the Disability Act Burn Baby Burn Firebrick, Text, Pigment. 2009 Common words associated with Fire Bricks are Insulation, Protection, Shield. Legislation alludes to similar constructs. Unfortunately there are those who still choose to stigmatise and discriminate against ‘Others’ who are different. Our language is perjorative, with ‘What is wrong with…?’ still in common usage. To stigmatise is to mark out or brand. Those with disabilities have always been marked out or branded, separated or ‘cleansed’. From exile to extermination everyone gets burnt by stigma. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at Text Art - Text as Art
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Exhibited at the 40th anniversary of the Disability Act at the Houses of Parliament Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at Text Art - Text as Art
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Jan 17, 2010