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About emrysw

Emrys Williams is a visual artist based in Wales.

Day 22 Re- imagining Penrhyn

I made two new pictures today. I  have  also started a project where I ask the following questions; 1. If you could bring something of your own into the castle and place it somewhere what would that thing be and where … Continue reading

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Day 20 and Day 21 A number of things…narrative structure breaking down

The last two days have been busy with different sides of the project converging . Narrative structure is breaking down for me! There are a number of elements in my mind. We have had a meeting about the project with … Continue reading

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Day 19 Another oil painting of Alice

Today there were a number of events; a meeting about the project with staff and volunteers, a search for a key to a room with archival photographs and plans for events next week. This as all good.At the same time … Continue reading

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Day 18 The dark room , a doll collection and an oil painting

I made an oil painting based on Alice and wallpaper patterns; I also visited the space that was Alice’s darkroom ( now accessed through a toilet wall! ) and saw a room full of boxes containing a collection of dolls. … Continue reading

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Day 17 Return

Today I returned to the castle after a week or so away. It was good to catch up with fellow artists Alec and Joanne. During the day we have a lot of conversations about the project and compare notes. We … Continue reading

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Day 16 Alice’s ghost

Today I made five watercolours which play with the idea of Alice appearing in the castle as a ghost; there are a number of stories and accounts of strange phenomena in parts of the castle including the nursery. The watercolours … Continue reading

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Day15 Working drawings

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