Kate Mercer

A day out with Alison Tod

28 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Out & About

Image: GB, Wales. Creations by Alison Tod in her Abergavenny showroom 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013. Another amazing day over in Abergavenny today assisting David Hurn. Today we visited Alison Tod, creator of such fabulous hats as pictured here. I first met Alison whilst assisting…

The importance of networks: Community Art Network Training

22 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Image: GB, Wales. Overlooking Llanhilleth. 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013 So this week I’m taking part on the Community Arts Network Training scheme up at the Llanhilleth Miners Institute. Whilst it’s proving to be fairly heavy going, an unexpected benefit of the course is that…

Hetain Patel’s TED Talk: How do we decide who we are?

19 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

One to watch! [ted id=1849] How do we decide who we are? Hetain Patel’s surprising performance plays with identity, language and accent — and challenges you to think deeper than surface appearances. A delightful meditation on self, with performer Yuyu Rau, and inspired by Bruce…

Newport’s Chartist Mural

19 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in In the news

So recently, as hopefully a lot of people have been reading about in the news, Newport public art schemes took an almighty punch recently with the destruction of the Chartist Mural in John Frost Square on Thursday 3rd October 2013. There’s much debate as to…

Hello and welcome!

19 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Uncategorized

Hello there, This post marks the first official publication of my website. Recently I’ve started to make a few people aware that I’ve been building this website at long last to get my photography out into the world. With the last few creases to be…