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 I also co-ordinate the Edible Art Movement. http://www.edibleartmovement.com
shadow blog

Inspirations: Silhouettes & Shadows

  From shadows that spill out behind artworks, to internal beams of light that bounce around in my transparent or mirrored artworks, – so creating a fullness or absence of light I have always been intrigued by light-play and silhouette.

shadow blog

Inspirations: Silhouettes & Shadows

  From shadows that spill out behind artworks, to internal beams of light that bounce around in my transparent or mirrored artworks, – so creating a fullness or absence of light I have always been intrigued by light-play and silhouette.

blog img_Great Soul_Nicola Anthony_inside looking down

Artwork on Video: Great Soul, Tokyo, 2014

The Earth, cut into 100s of circular fragments: Artwork by Nicola Anthony Music courtesy of: Gillicuddy, ‘Adventure Darling’   More info about the artwork here. More info about the concept behind the field trip project here.  

blog img_Great Soul_Nicola Anthony_inside looking down

Artwork on Video: Great Soul, Tokyo, 2014

The Earth, cut into 100s of circular fragments: Artwork by Nicola Anthony Music courtesy of: Gillicuddy, ‘Adventure Darling’   More info about the artwork here. More info about the concept behind the field trip project here.  

Great Soul, Nicola Anthony, artwork_tokyo_randoseru, field trip project

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway Last month I snipped up the Earth. Using a vintage print of the globe as seen from space, I trimmed 100s of small circles, which were then re-assembled as a hovering

Great Soul, Nicola Anthony, artwork_tokyo_randoseru, field trip project

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway Last month I snipped up the Earth. Using a vintage print of the globe as seen from space, I trimmed 100s of small circles, which were then re-assembled as a hovering

landscape, small text tattoo, tatoo, hands, minute, microscopic tattoo

Inspiration: Calligraphic body art & the history of Tattoos…

Whilst researching writing on the body as performance, and microscopic written texts, I came across this amazingly detailed tattoo: “Body Scripture II”  – calligraphic body art. Israeli artist Ronit Bigal creates these black Indian ink calligraphies  composed of thousands of

landscape, small text tattoo, tatoo, hands, minute, microscopic tattoo

Inspiration: Calligraphic body art & the history of Tattoos…

Whilst researching writing on the body as performance, and microscopic written texts, I came across this amazingly detailed tattoo: “Body Scripture II”  – calligraphic body art. Israeli artist Ronit Bigal creates these black Indian ink calligraphies  composed of thousands of

Japan Map, Nicola Anthony, title, Field Trip in Tohoku

Field Trip: a Tokyo exhibition to help raise awareness and bring hope.

In March 2011 the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake devastated North Eastern Tohoku. The problems surrounding the tsunami devastation and ensuing nuclear disaster are still so overwhelming. The name Fukushima is no longer a little-known Japanese northeastern prefecture known for peaches, kokeshi dolls,

Japan Map, Nicola Anthony, title, Field Trip in Tohoku

Field Trip: a Tokyo exhibition to help raise awareness and bring hope.

In March 2011 the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake devastated North Eastern Tohoku. The problems surrounding the tsunami devastation and ensuing nuclear disaster are still so overwhelming. The name Fukushima is no longer a little-known Japanese northeastern prefecture known for peaches, kokeshi dolls,

John Avelluto, title img, By Nicola Anthony Thomas Micchelli - source Hyperallergic

Found Articles: Nothing as It Seems – John Avelluto’s Unrelenting Emptiness

Don’t be bound by the graphpaper-y frames of life. This week’s inspiration came from the following article I read by Thomas Micchelli about artist John Avelluto, whose artwork really challenges our perceptions of paper and sculpture. His art is definitely not what

John Avelluto, title img, By Nicola Anthony Thomas Micchelli - source Hyperallergic

Found Articles: Nothing as It Seems – John Avelluto’s Unrelenting Emptiness

Don’t be bound by the graphpaper-y frames of life. This week’s inspiration came from the following article I read by Thomas Micchelli about artist John Avelluto, whose artwork really challenges our perceptions of paper and sculpture. His art is definitely not what

3 ways to speak English: Jamila Lyiscott

3 ways to speak English: Jamila Lyiscott

Today’s inspiration on the subject of language – I came across this “tri-tongued orator,” whose powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavours of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her

3 ways to speak English: Jamila Lyiscott

3 ways to speak English: Jamila Lyiscott

Today’s inspiration on the subject of language – I came across this “tri-tongued orator,” whose powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavours of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her