Cornwall Today

To help promote my final show for Harena Now, I secured coverage in Cornwall's most popular county magazine, Cornwall Today. The video clip above shows the editorial within the magazine. Cornwall Today has a demographic that tends to be in the higher social grades (as defined by the National Readership Survey), which tend to be … Continue reading Cornwall Today

New artist statement

Having read the pointers from the Lensculture reviewer, I have now tweaked my artist statement for Harena Now so that it will be the same across all mediums. On my website it previously read: Harena Now investigates the global sand crisis through the use of alternative photographic processes. It aims to spark discussions about this … Continue reading New artist statement

Lensculture review

In June I entered the Lensculture Art Photography Award 2018. It's the first time Lensculture has run this type of competition. I wrote about how one of my images was chosen for the promotional gallery in a previous post - Lensculture Art Photography Awards 2018 - while I also decided to request a review of … Continue reading Lensculture review

Social media promotion – part 2

In my previous post Social Media Promotion - Part 1 I wrote about the reaction to the quote images I had made (using Canva) to attract more people to my project. In addition to these posts, I also shared other images using close-ups of some of the cyanotype pieces I am now using in the show. … Continue reading Social media promotion – part 2

Social media promotion – part 1

In the run up to my show on July 26, I have posted a selection of quotes relating to sand on my social media channels. They are as follows: They each contain a close-up of one of my show images and include a quote that relates to sand, from Blake's Auguries of Innocence poem written … Continue reading Social media promotion – part 1

Potential exposure

Other than trying to raise the profile of my Harena Now exhibition through local media, I am also selectively choosing relevant outlets to contact that may feature my work. Christiane Monarchi has offered me an interview for Photo Monitor, which would be fabulous. I hope to hear from her soon. I have now also contacted … Continue reading Potential exposure

Local press

A huge thank you to the Falmouth Packet for their support of my upcoming show. Having sent them my press release, they used it in the following article (Fig. 1: screen shot of part of website version): http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/leisure/eventsguide/16359140.josie-purcells-is-exhibiting-at-the-fish-factory-in-penryn/ I also sent my press release to Cornwall Live; BBC Radio Cornwall and BBC Spotlight. My contacts at … Continue reading Local press

Model – to scale for next show

For my 'mini' Harena Now show at the Eco Park in June, I created on-screen layouts of how I wanted the one wall to look. At The Fish Factory, I have three walls to play with. In the panorama (Fig. 1) you can see these walls and notice that on the back wall there is … Continue reading Model – to scale for next show