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How would you describe the art scene in your area? In Bristol the arts scene is really active, we have the Spike Island and the Arnolfini galleries, which both exhibit contemporary art and there are many independent galleries here with some high quality exhibitions. There’s also a lot of ‘outsider/ street art’ going on in Bristol and that usually brings a really diverse audience into the city. I’m moving to London later this year and I already know I’m going to be here a lot.

Name three artists you admire. Erwin Wurm, Sarah Lucas and Ryan Gander. What advice can you give to those who are just starting out in the arts? Network, and don’t just socialise with other fine artists. It’s important to discuss ideas with a range of people and you’ll be surprised at how much they can contribute to your practice. It’s also important politically; we are sheltered with Facebook and in our social circles, this eventually becomes

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an echo chamber of your own opinion. Challenge yourself by discussing things with others who might not agree and apply this to your practise. What are your future plans as an artist? I’ve made plans to begin studying an MFA degree later this year at Wimbledon College of Arts, London. I want to continue to making work and collaborating with others and just see where that takes me. I’m looking forward to London and one day getting a dog.

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Art Reveal Magazine no. 30  

Jeni Bate, Philippine Boulay, Jordan Clayton, Sol Felpeto, Roosmarijn ten Hoopen, Weiman Liu, Clare Massey, Sooo-z Mastropietro, Marissa Men...

Art Reveal Magazine no. 30  

Jeni Bate, Philippine Boulay, Jordan Clayton, Sol Felpeto, Roosmarijn ten Hoopen, Weiman Liu, Clare Massey, Sooo-z Mastropietro, Marissa Men...

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