Loss Ritual

Installation shots of my work for Handshake 3: Reflect at the Dowse Art Museum   Kathryn Yeats Kathryn Yeats is interested in rituals of loss, which often include the use of jewellery. For this installation, she has created a grieving ritual that stems from her own experience of miscarriage, a form of loss which is…

Intimate moments

  Working with Dialogue Collective has been a great experience.  Playful, experimental and social. Interactions between the groups have traveled back and forth across the world, ending with a concept focused on the idea of laundry lines strung between buildings connecting neighbours. The notion of laundry led me to an exploration of private worlds, underwear…

Residual Traces

Objects and the traces left behind them. I) Construct – Chalk line mapping out constructions.  Transient markings turned into structures. II) Shelter – Channels directing rain, leaving the impression of protection. III) Collapse – Returning to the beginning after a life, materials shedding and collapsing back into the surroundings. Cycles, change, what is built, what…

Circles on the other side of the world

Having discovered the existence of online antipodes maps (maps which show you one place and then the place directly opposite it on the globe) naturally I had to see what was opposite my house.  This is what I discovered: A beautiful piece of Spanish farmland.  At first I was a bit disappointed that it wasn’t…

Shelter

  Integument, Storm, Recess, Periphery, Interior, Husk, Boundary, Intramural, Plastron   I’m interested in structures, enclosure, protection, and shelter; the workings of time on the monumental and on the minutiae of everyday life; and the control and separation of public and private spaces.

Reflections

  I’ve been working on my pieces to send over for the exhibition at Platina in Stockholm. They are quite domestic, protective shelters weathering adversity;  fire, water and the ravages of time. The pieces seem quiet to me, which is fine, I’m feeling peaceful and quiet.   I’m a little sad not to be going…