Folded Force – In The Window @AirSpace

Following on from previous work in the print window – MEASURING STATES #1–#2, I had the pleasure of presenting new sculptural drawing work in the main window space ahead of POROSITY, my upcoming residency at AirSpace in April/May this year. FOLDED FORCE consists of new experimental paper works, where large paper panels containing part hidden and disrupted … Read more

Letters to the void – Tracing Rhythms

I have spent a large amount of time working with paper and drawn line over the last few months. Working on and across paper, on films and transparencies, drawings and thinking about sections of drawings where the lines draw me to connect with them. Amy Sillman describes drawing as an action verb. Here drawing is … Read more

Letters to the void – Walking body as receiver.

“Things in the margins, including humans who wander there, are often on the brink of becoming something else, or someone else.” ― Barbara Hurd, Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination With tests completed and many zoom meetings since the beginning of the year, today was the first time Deb, Ros and Phil all met … Read more

Letters to the void – Remote Wandering

“A longing to wander tears my heart when I hear trees rustling in the wind at evening. If one listens to them silently for a long time, this longing reveals its kernel, its meaning.” ​Hermann Hesse, Wandering, 1920 On the 16th June I was joined for an evening walk by Professor Penny Florence. I am … Read more

Letters to the void – A conversation with the landscape of Tatton Park.

A Conversation with the Landscape of Tatton Park Tatton Park is just down the road from my home and a delight to visit for its wide open flattish, hedge free landscape. A feeling of openness, freedom, giving long wide views to the faulted margin of Pennine Hills, way to the east towering above the Cheshire … Read more

Letters to the void – Connecting through wood and water.

‘There are many great contentions between miners concerning the forked twig, for some say that it is of the greatest use in discovering veins, and others deny it. Some of those who manipulate and use the twig, first cut a fork from a hazel bush with a knife, for this bush they consider more efficacious … Read more