Settling dust

In the time between the Handshake show at Objectspace and ar Platina I also had a solo show at Avid Gallery in Wellington. This work – called ‘Accumulations of Plastic Matter’ – became the basis for the work I produced for Platina, and am currently developing further for the HS showcase at Munich in March.…

Piles of plastic

For a while now, I have been accumulating dust, shavings, and off cuts of plastic in my studio. It started with a project where I used lino tools to carve texture into the surface of some vinyl and couldn’t bring myself to throw away the neat pile of gratings caught in my bench cloth. I…

Researching matter

Throughout the collaboration project with Nichola I have been working away in the background developing works for the upcoming show at Platina. Many of the musings that have fed into this work made it into the book we created together, but other references have been sitting on the side line. Here are two books that…

Open book

A small insight into the book that we produced – words and images are the product of conversations between Nichola and I, with print and layout designed by Aaron. ‘what is the nature of the breath which moves within an inanimate object, that forms the resonance with the audience,   the intimate, the voodoo of negative…