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"O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand."- Isaiah 64:8 Gates: As a potter, you learn how to shape the clay." "Clay and religion are foundational to the practice of the Chicago-based artist." Whitechapel info booklet) Date: 13th November 2021 … Continue reading Review: Theaster Gates: A clay sermon; Simone Fattal: Finding a way;Yoko Ono:Mend piece.
Venue: Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery, & the Levinsky Building of the University of Plymouth. Who with: Edelgard and her German niece. Curators: "'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' has been entirely conceived and curated by a team of First Australians, led by Margo Neale, Senior Indigenous Curator at the National Museum of Australia and custodial … Continue reading “Songlines tracking the Seven Sisters”review.
A little while ago I came across the concept of a 'metallic cyanotype'. A bit of Googling resulted in a lot more Googling and a few ideas. If my seaweed cyanotypes are more effective on silk than on cotton fabric because the motion of the silk is more fluid than the cotton and so is … Continue reading Metallic cyanotypes experiments
I did not know what to expect when we set off for Loddiswell to walk along the River Avon. I had seen signs to it on my way to Kingsbridge but thought no more of it. Was it going to be like any other river in this part of the world? Well, no, it wasn't … Continue reading A glade in Loddiswell?
An Acorn Embryo I recently submitted this image for an exhibition "This Volatile State" organised by The House of Smalls and shown physically as well as on social media, particularly on Instagram. I subtitled the photograph as A Microcosm of Life and described my body of work using my phone microscope lens as: I am … Continue reading The success of an embryo
After a long lull in my photographic output, I have come out of a mental / spiritual / ontological guff. Site after site, book after book, friends' suggestions after friends' suggestions, all gave me momentary inspiration "Ah, yes, that will be useful to consider for my ...", which dissipated nanoseconds after I deleted the site … Continue reading Two performance experiments
A few weeks ago our group of local photographers decided that it was time to emerge cautiously with our cameras, and that we would start with a project that was very close to home. Our harbour is the smallest of the 3 in the bay but it is a very busy one used mainly by … Continue reading Unseen bits of our harbour
It was promoted as a short film making workshop so I signed up because I do want to develop my film making and I wanted to start small. Three days' tuition should give me sufficient impetus to take some steps forward not because I want to upload to social media but because I want to … Continue reading Social media film making
The forces of nature are never as evident, in my opinion, as they are in rock formations. You can never say that rocks are immovable - they have bent to the strains of their lives like the proverbial reed bends in the winds of change. The rocks don't - can't - hide their history which … Continue reading Berry Head Quarry