Am planning an experimental collaboration with voice artist Shelley Hodgson listeningtovoices.blogpsot.co.uk
It will take place on Wednesday 11th July from 10am on Shelley's radio show on http://soundartradio.org.uk.
More info to follow.
for some reason the link to Shelley's blog won't work but I'll get it up asap because she is well worth getting to know, I promise you!!!!
Sunday, 10 June 2012
Lots of pressure is not a good thing. Sometimes it forces me to focus but at the moment it is pushing me under. Having an open studio raises a few pressures and hurdles that I have managed to avoid in the past. Like when to sell and what to sell and how to feel if it's not selling...... I haven't made work to sell for a long time and suddenly it has become an issue - surely I should be making a direct living out of what I do. Two minutes into this mindset and I unravel. When someone approaches me to buy something I kind of talk them out of it. I can't work out why. Inferior frames, lack of self worth, attachment to my work which is somehow part of myself. Artists are notoriously bad business people but I am astonishingly rubbish!!!! So I am going to work on this over the next few weeks, any tips gratefully received.....
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