Kate's latest work is a 3-screen moving image and audio installation in the Guardhouse Visitor Centre, Berry Head NNR, Brixham. Emerging from her research for the Smooth Space project 'over the horizon' the installation is focused on the Inner Quarry at Berry Head. This is an area kept gated and locked to give protection to the colony of Greater Horseshoe Bats which breed in its caves and also for safety - the quarry walls are unstable and there are frequent rockfalls.
Granted access to the Inner Quarry by Head Ranger Valda Smith she decided to film and record this magical but inaccessible site in order to share her experience of the newly emerging habitat she encountered there.
The Berry Head Visitor Centre has a dedicated 3-screen projection space, and Kate's work makes full use of this. She has pared down her content, allowing for a purely immersive experience of colour and sound from this strange and rich world.
Kate's evolving ideas can be viewed on the 'over the horizon' blog at:

Kate graduated from Central St Martins College of Art in 1996 and came to live in South Devon in 2004. Her research-led practice explores concepts surrounding the nature of site, archaeology and heritage and the image of the changing landscape in relation to contemporary practice. Working across-disciplines, the outcome of her research often takes the form of socially-engaged, community based participatory projects or moving image and audio installations, re-situated in the places they were made.

With fellow artist David Harbott, Kate recently formed 'Smooth Space', an artists' initiative for Torbay and beyond. Their first project, 'over the horizon' was run in partnership with the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust and English Riviera Global Geopark. The project was supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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a-n Re:view Bursary award / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2013-04-10T00:00:00Z">Wed 10 Apr 2013</span>a-n Re:view Bursary award / Wed 10 Apr 2013

The Artists Information Company (used to be Artists' Newsletter) has offered a round of funding to support professional development for artists/makers. The a-n Re:view bursaries were announced in March and Kate is one of...

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Bucks Mills Cabin Open Day / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2010-06-04T00:00:00Z">Fri 04 Jun 2010</span>Bucks Mills Cabin Open Day / Fri 04 Jun 2010

Bucks Mills Cabin will be open to the public from 11am until 4pm on Friday, 4 June. This event is part of the 13th Appledore Arts Festival. Entry is free and no tickets are needed. For all enquiries email info@appledorea...

Artist&apos;s Talk by Kate Paxman / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2010-06-03T00:00:00Z">Thu 03 Jun 2010</span>Artist's Talk by Kate Paxman / Thu 03 Jun 2010

Artist's talk will be at The Glove Factory, Appledore, on Thursday 3 June at 7.30pm. Tickets are free. For enquiries phone Appledore Arts 07900 212 747 or email info@appledorearts.org As part of the 13th Appledore Arts ...