Since the end of March 2020 when the impact of Covid-19 Pandemic changed the way we were working with young people, I have used the given space created by the pandemic and acknowledged the ability to be aware. I have observed myself transcend deeper into a learning journey that covers all aspects of my chosen career path. With this awareness, it has enabled me to better my professional knowledge in order to take action and find solutions to keep learning alive, fun and achievable even through dark times. In this…read more
I have decided to use Instagram‘s platform as a sketchbook. This idea is, I am, sure not new to people it is, however, new to me and the way I work. This sketchbook, as I choose to name it; will represent work in progress to coordinate with my website. It will reveal long breaks when I do not post; it will show no break. I will reveal other interests that intertwine with my art. You will figure out when I take a break from the action of creating or when…read more
In my previous post (October 30), I discussed a collaboration between Lourdes and myself; “working together to transform ideas and formulate new opportunities.” Today, we continue evolving our stories together. Maria Lourdes Manzanera Padrón, from http://www.cepaarucasyfirgas.com wrote a fabulous article discussing our work .
There is always a beginning and this particular beginning transcended from a previous project, which I was lead artist and project manager. The concept for this project centred on how to change the use of uncanny space that was unloved. The question was then followed by another; how can people change space? The project’s aim was to take notice to an underused and unloved urban public area and focus on encouraging individuals to stay and visit the location for a longer period of time. This provided an opportunity for people…read more
This story begins six years ago, when through the Tate Modern’s project: BP Art Exchange, I met Lourdes from CEPA Arcus y Firgas, a school located in the Canary Islands.This year at the beginning of October, we finally had a chance to meet in person! It would have not been made possible if it were not for the Erasmus+ KA 104 funding, where possibilities do exist in our uncertain world. Before Lourdes’ arrival, I was envisioning that her visit would change the way I look at myself and the work…read more