Archive for the “spirituality” category

Is community still possible?

by Geoff Hall on August 3, 2015

      July, 2015. In a response to Sheona’s guest blog article, I commented about my desire for community; whilst we understand that we make things in isolation from each other in the hope of one day making the (…)

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The Group’s Monthly Letter – January 2014 – An Intoxicating Otherness

by Geoff Hall on January 31, 2014

January 2014 – An intoxicating otherness         Hi, What my stay in Huntingdon Beach has taught me thus far, as I dwelt amongst the kindness of friends, is that our work as artists should reveal, as if (…)

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Introducing…Sally Kidall

by Geoff Hall on May 28, 2013

Sally Kidall – ‘Nomadic City: lest we forget I’  2013.   This installation consists of 5 transparent fabric tents arranged concentrically within each other. Positioned and secured onto a bamboo raft structure as if washed up on the tide. The (…)

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New website launched by artist Jane Lee

by Geoff Hall on March 4, 2013

Hi Everyone, Here’s something to celebrate. One of The Group, Jane Lee, has just launched her new website. You can find it at: http://www.eleanorjanelee.co.uk/index.html   The site is a celebration of Jane’s work thus far, and you can see the obvious joy of (…)

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On Being an Artist – Deborah Keiller (part one)

by Geoff Hall on March 28, 2012

Part One –There is much talk of ‘doing stuff’ as an artist, about projects, about locking yourself away in your studio till the deadline. I’d like you to focus on this thing called ‘being’ an artist. Tell us how you (…)

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The Group Letter, December 2011 – Fear & Trembling

by Geoff Hall on December 29, 2011

December, 2011. Fear and Trembling   Dear Arts Mentoring Group, Another year falls into the category of ‘the past’! It’s been an incredibly productive if not altogether fruitful year, a year of many advisers telling me to stop what I’m (…)

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The Group Monthly Letter – An eloquent silence, for a friend

by Geoff Hall on October 31, 2011

October, 2011. An eloquent silence, for a friend. Dear Arts Mentoring Group, I was watching a film last night about Martin Luther and a phrase popped up in the dialogue, that a monk who observes the vow of silence does (…)

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The TREE of LIFE a film by Terrence Malick

by Geoff Hall on August 2, 2011

The TREE of LIFE a film by Terrence Malick. 2011. (138mins) Winner of the Palme D’or. Featuring Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and Sean Penn.   Much has been written and commented about this film. I went to see it at (…)

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The Group Monthly letter – May 2011

by Geoff Hall on May 26, 2011

May, 2011. Reflections from the Tree House Mentoring support for those involved in word, image and performance arts Dear Arts Mentoring Group, Having clambered down the Tree House rope-ladder last week, my thoughts were stirred by what I’d seen and heard. It (…)

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The Group Monthly letter – April 2011

by Geoff Hall on April 27, 2011

Mentoring support for those involved in word, image or performance arts. April 2011. “The Word became flesh…and we’ve turned the flesh back to words!”Dear Arts Mentoring Group, This little piece of wisdom was written by Tom Wright. I’m not sure I (…)

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