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 – Thresholds of matter.

When we seek to enter into a relationship with materials and movement we allow ourselves to question what we think we already know about material properties/techniques and their behaviour. Through the making of these artworks the conditions for a new knowledge is also created and allowed to emerge. Artworks within this project experiment with ways … Read more

Letters to the void – more-than-human

Bergson proposes a perceptual framework that connects us to a vibrant material world – extending ‘subjects’ and ‘objects’ along a spectrum of temporal movement. Bergson proposes exceeding what he describes as our ‘human’ habits of perception and intellection. He suggests we are not restricted to a linear reading of the world, instead a more-than-human sensitivity … Read more

Porosity – the measurement of a void.

‘Sometimes in the darkness you can see more clearly’ Robert MacFarlane – Underworld. Over the coming year new artworks will examine the dual relationship between ‘humans and Place’.  Humans inevitably change the place they are in, each receives an impression of the other. Porosity, takes it name from a scientific term of measurement.  Building on … Read more