Author Archives: Nicola Anthony

About Nicola Anthony

London and Singapore based artist, art writer, sculptor, lecturer. I create sculpture & drawing, write for art journals and magazines, create events & connect people http://www.NicolaAnthony.co.uk
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Eating using all your senses

Originally posted on Edible Art Movement BLOG:
This is a fantastic article by Anna-Louise Taylor over at BBC Food. Find the original here, or read on… Eating textural foods such as pomegranate is one way to reawaken the senses We…

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Eating using all your senses

Originally posted on Edible Art Movement BLOG:
This is a fantastic article by Anna-Louise Taylor over at BBC Food. Find the original here, or read on… Eating textural foods such as pomegranate is one way to reawaken the senses We…

Wings, by Zhou Wendou.j, image (c) Nicola Anthony, Art Stage 2014

Art Stage Singapore 2014 – Following The Light

If you were not able to attend Art Stage 2014, I have documented some of my top art picks especially for you! Article originally published in Artitute Magazine, January 2014. This year’s Art Stage is packed full of juicy artworks that

Wings, by Zhou Wendou.j, image (c) Nicola Anthony, Art Stage 2014

Art Stage Singapore 2014 – Following The Light

If you were not able to attend Art Stage 2014, I have documented some of my top art picks especially for you! Article originally published in Artitute Magazine, January 2014. This year’s Art Stage is packed full of juicy artworks that

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My chat with Art Fair Giant Lorenzo Rudolph

Mr. Lorenzo Rudolph is the man behind Art Stage Singapore 2014, Asia’s biggest art fair. Before the grand opening, I donned my journalist’s hat and asked him a few questions to find out how the Art Fair has been put

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My chat with Art Fair Giant Lorenzo Rudolph

Mr. Lorenzo Rudolph is the man behind Art Stage Singapore 2014, Asia’s biggest art fair. Before the grand opening, I donned my journalist’s hat and asked him a few questions to find out how the Art Fair has been put

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Found Articles: ‘I Have No Words’: Talking Emoji at Eyebeam

  A fantastic article I read about the rise of emoji icons as an international language – read below or click through to the original article on GALLERIST   ‘I Have No Words’: Talking Emoji at Eyebeam   BY LAURA C. MALLONEE 12/16

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Found Articles: ‘I Have No Words’: Talking Emoji at Eyebeam

  A fantastic article I read about the rise of emoji icons as an international language – read below or click through to the original article on GALLERIST   ‘I Have No Words’: Talking Emoji at Eyebeam   BY LAURA C. MALLONEE 12/16

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Edible Art Movement interview: Steven Low Thia Kwang

Over at the Edible Art Movement HQ I have been working with 4 other artists. I re-blog the EAM interview with Steven Low Thia Kwang below: You may have spotted Steven Low Thia Kwang’s work as part of CIRQUE du SCENT last month. Steven’s SeedForFood is

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Edible Art Movement interview: Steven Low Thia Kwang

Over at the Edible Art Movement HQ I have been working with 4 other artists. I re-blog the EAM interview with Steven Low Thia Kwang below: You may have spotted Steven Low Thia Kwang’s work as part of CIRQUE du SCENT last month. Steven’s SeedForFood is

Review – The Fabelist: mixed arts in London and New York

Originally posted on The Dragonfly:
ASide BSide Gallery London #exhibition So it’s raining and cold, and I’m dodging cars and vans careering around Dalston, the greyness and dark evening winter night is wrapping a bleak wet shroud across my path.…

Review – The Fabelist: mixed arts in London and New York

Originally posted on The Dragonfly:
ASide BSide Gallery London #exhibition So it’s raining and cold, and I’m dodging cars and vans careering around Dalston, the greyness and dark evening winter night is wrapping a bleak wet shroud across my path.…

Two-for-one tickets: Affordable Art Fair Singapore

Please join us at one of Singapore’s biggest art fairs. I will be presenting the main entrance sculpture this year (more info here) and also working with the Edible Art Movement on their pop-up installation. All you have to do is

Two-for-one tickets: Affordable Art Fair Singapore

Please join us at one of Singapore’s biggest art fairs. I will be presenting the main entrance sculpture this year (more info here) and also working with the Edible Art Movement on their pop-up installation. All you have to do is

Nicola Anthony, Consciousness Catcher (detail), (c) 2013

Invited Artist: Main Entrance sculpture at AAF

It’s been great fun creating a sculpture for the entrance at AAF this November in Singapore. It will be a very large artwork for me and I am honoured to have been selected. AAF talk a little more about my

Nicola Anthony, Consciousness Catcher (detail), (c) 2013

Invited Artist: Main Entrance sculpture at AAF

It’s been great fun creating a sculpture for the entrance at AAF this November in Singapore. It will be a very large artwork for me and I am honoured to have been selected. AAF talk a little more about my

(c) Edible Art Movement, Nicola Anthony

Edible Art Movement: London to Asia

Food + Art + interactive, immersive events = Edible Art Movement   I am happy to announce that my work with the Edible Art Movement continues here in my current base of Singapore. After helping create several fantastic EAM events in

(c) Edible Art Movement, Nicola Anthony

Edible Art Movement: London to Asia

Food + Art + interactive, immersive events = Edible Art Movement   I am happy to announce that my work with the Edible Art Movement continues here in my current base of Singapore. After helping create several fantastic EAM events in

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Royal College of Art Exhibition | Art for youth

I am honoured to have been invited to take part in a group exhibition at Royal College of Art, London, on Nov 20. The exhibition, Art for Youth London, supports very worthy causes, and I will be donating proceeds to the

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Royal College of Art Exhibition | Art for youth

I am honoured to have been invited to take part in a group exhibition at Royal College of Art, London, on Nov 20. The exhibition, Art for Youth London, supports very worthy causes, and I will be donating proceeds to the

Nicola Anthony selected to present the entrance sculpture at Affordable Art Fair Singapore

Consciousness Catchers: Selected to feature as the entrance sculpture at Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

I am proud to have been selected to present a series of sculptures at the entrance space of one of Singapore’s biggest art fairs, as part of the Affordable Art Fair Artist Installation Programme. It will be the first thing visitors see

Nicola Anthony selected to present the entrance sculpture at Affordable Art Fair Singapore

Consciousness Catchers: Selected to feature as the entrance sculpture at Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

I am proud to have been selected to present a series of sculptures at the entrance space of one of Singapore’s biggest art fairs, as part of the Affordable Art Fair Artist Installation Programme. It will be the first thing visitors see

chanting time, (c) Nicola Anthony, 2013

Connect: The web of time

I am pleased to announce that over the last year I was invited to participate in a group dialogue and project with The Fabelist. The final showcase exhibition for this will be in London on 21 November 2013, so please

chanting time, (c) Nicola Anthony, 2013

Connect: The web of time

I am pleased to announce that over the last year I was invited to participate in a group dialogue and project with The Fabelist. The final showcase exhibition for this will be in London on 21 November 2013, so please

on lips couch, Nicola Anthony

Louise Bourgeois, Yayoi Kusama shoes & creative block: Interview with Catching Fireworks

I was honoured to be interviewed as ‘guest blogger’ on Catching Fireworks, a fantastic resource site and service for creative individuals. Read the interview here, or see the images below. I recommend you creative types and arts organisations get in touch with

on lips couch, Nicola Anthony

Louise Bourgeois, Yayoi Kusama shoes & creative block: Interview with Catching Fireworks

I was honoured to be interviewed as ‘guest blogger’ on Catching Fireworks, a fantastic resource site and service for creative individuals. Read the interview here, or see the images below. I recommend you creative types and arts organisations get in touch with

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Found Articles: Alternative art schools – a threat to universities?

This is an excerpt from an article I read today by David Batty on The Guardian website, worth a read to find out the changing shape of the art world and the artist platform Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? Angry at soaring

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Found Articles: Alternative art schools – a threat to universities?

This is an excerpt from an article I read today by David Batty on The Guardian website, worth a read to find out the changing shape of the art world and the artist platform Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? Angry at soaring

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POP! Burton Morris in Singapore

  A little something I wrote for Artitute Magazine – Pop is not my usual genre of choice, but it was an honour to talk with a world renowned pop artist, Burton Morris:   For his first visit to Singapore,

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POP! Burton Morris in Singapore

  A little something I wrote for Artitute Magazine – Pop is not my usual genre of choice, but it was an honour to talk with a world renowned pop artist, Burton Morris:   For his first visit to Singapore,

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An email I received from @ArtsEmergency’s Neil Griffiths

Below is a very important and eye opening email I received from Neil Griffiths at Arts Emergency. The Arts Emergency Service works to keep subjects in the Arts and Humanities in the UK accessible to everyone who wants to study them

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An email I received from @ArtsEmergency’s Neil Griffiths

Below is a very important and eye opening email I received from Neil Griffiths at Arts Emergency. The Arts Emergency Service works to keep subjects in the Arts and Humanities in the UK accessible to everyone who wants to study them

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Eating gold leaf, inhaling paint, creating new work…

Nestled away in my studio I have accidentally become covered in gold leaf, and have had to try very hard not to unwittingly inhale the ground minerals that I used in my latest works, but it was all worth it:

Seeds_of_Thought_by Nicola Anthony, 45 x 45 cm, Saga seeds, gold leaf and oyster shell mineral pigment

Eating gold leaf, inhaling paint, creating new work…

Nestled away in my studio I have accidentally become covered in gold leaf, and have had to try very hard not to unwittingly inhale the ground minerals that I used in my latest works, but it was all worth it:

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TRANSPARENT BORDERS

Join us at THE DISPLACED this Friday in Singapore, where performer Syv Bruzeau and myself have collaborated on a performance artwork where 6000 saga seeds and one human body interact with a space filled with words, light, and mandalas. Both the

Mandala, Nicola Anthony

TRANSPARENT BORDERS

Join us at THE DISPLACED this Friday in Singapore, where performer Syv Bruzeau and myself have collaborated on a performance artwork where 6000 saga seeds and one human body interact with a space filled with words, light, and mandalas. Both the

David Copperfield, (detail), artwork by Nicola Anthony

Writing rules

“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” W. Somerset Maugham The sculpture David Copperfield is now on show at Ikkan Art International, Singapore.

David Copperfield, (detail), artwork by Nicola Anthony

Writing rules

“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” W. Somerset Maugham The sculpture David Copperfield is now on show at Ikkan Art International, Singapore.

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Review: Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein

  Originally published as ‘Past masters, current muse’ in Artitute magazine, (c) Nicola Anthony, (See original article here)   Whilst you may usually spot me flitting around the contemporary galleries, absorbing the glow of neon light sculptures or pressing my

Princely Treasures, Baroque, Image

Review: Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein

  Originally published as ‘Past masters, current muse’ in Artitute magazine, (c) Nicola Anthony, (See original article here)   Whilst you may usually spot me flitting around the contemporary galleries, absorbing the glow of neon light sculptures or pressing my

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Inspirations: The Library of Babel

Whilst my artwork David Copperfield is being exhibited at Ikkan Art Gallery in Singapore, I wanted to share one of the inspirations behind the piece with you. It is a book called The Library of Babel, a short story by Argentine author and librarian Jorge Luis

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Inspirations: The Library of Babel

Whilst my artwork David Copperfield is being exhibited at Ikkan Art Gallery in Singapore, I wanted to share one of the inspirations behind the piece with you. It is a book called The Library of Babel, a short story by Argentine author and librarian Jorge Luis

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Found Articles: The body as shelter – A conversation with Antony Gormley

This article has been inhabiting my mind for the past week – having re-read it’s morsels of creative conceptual thought a few times, I believe it’s an important interview for any contemporary artist or creative to be aware of. Coming

Antony Gormley, source http://www.artsouthafrica.com/?news=744

Found Articles: The body as shelter – A conversation with Antony Gormley

This article has been inhabiting my mind for the past week – having re-read it’s morsels of creative conceptual thought a few times, I believe it’s an important interview for any contemporary artist or creative to be aware of. Coming

Nicola Anthony on Art Reborn. OKTO A-OK

Video: 8900 red seeds on OKTO TV – Art Reborn

Pass It On by Nicola Anthony, featured by OKTO TV, At Reborn,  Episode 6 (aired 10pm Wednesday 19th June 2013) In the above video, you will see what the Art Reborn film crew discovered when they made a visit earlier this

Nicola Anthony on Art Reborn. OKTO A-OK

Video: 8900 red seeds on OKTO TV – Art Reborn

Pass It On by Nicola Anthony, featured by OKTO TV, At Reborn,  Episode 6 (aired 10pm Wednesday 19th June 2013) In the above video, you will see what the Art Reborn film crew discovered when they made a visit earlier this

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A new adventure begins: Prosaic Magazine.

  I am delighted to have been invited to step into the role of Visual Arts Editor at Prosaic Magazine.   What is Prosaic? Prosaic Magazine is an alternative art and culture magazine that initially started in 2005 with the aim of

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A new adventure begins: Prosaic Magazine.

  I am delighted to have been invited to step into the role of Visual Arts Editor at Prosaic Magazine.   What is Prosaic? Prosaic Magazine is an alternative art and culture magazine that initially started in 2005 with the aim of