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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

Artist Nicola Anthony interviewed by the Nanyang Chronicle, for the Edible Art Movement

VIDEO: Bottled nostalgia, jars of inspiration, & vials of artistic history…

Catch up: Video Interview with the Nanyang Chronicle, for Edible Art Movement I’m a little late in updating you with this interview that resulted from a project I was co-ordinating for the Edible Art Movement in Asia this Jan-March. Thank

Artist Nicola Anthony interviewed by the Nanyang Chronicle, for the Edible Art Movement

VIDEO: Bottled nostalgia, jars of inspiration, & vials of artistic history…

Catch up: Video Interview with the Nanyang Chronicle, for Edible Art Movement I’m a little late in updating you with this interview that resulted from a project I was co-ordinating for the Edible Art Movement in Asia this Jan-March. Thank

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Found Articles: ESSENTIAL READING for artists and collectors – ‘Crapstract’ Painting

This is a crucially important article and debate for all artists (established and studying), art buyers, collectors & creatives. This particular article, Zombies on the Walls: Why Does So Much New Abstraction Look the Same By Jerry Saltz appeared this month in New York Magazine and

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Found Articles: ESSENTIAL READING for artists and collectors – ‘Crapstract’ Painting

This is a crucially important article and debate for all artists (established and studying), art buyers, collectors & creatives. This particular article, Zombies on the Walls: Why Does So Much New Abstraction Look the Same By Jerry Saltz appeared this month in New York Magazine and

Nicola Anthony, blog, artwork image, low res

How To Commission an Artwork: Demystification

Hello, It’s Nicola Here. People keep telling me they have no idea how to commission an artwork – “It’s a mysterious process, so how do you start it?” I decided to give you some insight into the art commission process, here’s

Nicola Anthony, blog, artwork image, low res

How To Commission an Artwork: Demystification

Hello, It’s Nicola Here. People keep telling me they have no idea how to commission an artwork – “It’s a mysterious process, so how do you start it?” I decided to give you some insight into the art commission process, here’s