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Some thoughts on leaving and coming back

Some thoughts on leaving and coming back

December 12, 2017

I am preparing to fly West this afternoon, after a busy and very productive several months in various spots in Nova Scotia. A great residency with Scott Smallwood, and new work launched in Parrsboro, at Main & Station. The start of some new and exciting collaborations with Deborah Carruthers and with Susan Tooke.  Time to […]

Old Boats Recycled Into Sheds

Old Boats Recycled Into Sheds

December 4, 2017

Originally posted on e MORFES:
UK Fishermen on Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island), have recycled retired wooden fishing vessels into stunning storage sheds. Photo: Kevin Wakelam Photo: Fiona McPhie Photo: jones-y-gog Inverted boat houses outfitted with modern living facilities that serve as holiday accommodation in Equihen Plage, on the coast of northern France by the English…

Sherds Shards Shorelines

November 20, 2017

Originally posted on heritagelandscapecreativity:
With Holocene sunsets New materials wash across our shores Continued sedimentation of humanity Ancient intermingling salt, stone, seaweed, shell Cast wide – a strange catch of sherds Cast deep – a strange haul of shards Fragmentary people With broken vessels Cross the line, tread with care Tide hides, washes removes different…

And the Tide Turns

And the Tide Turns

October 17, 2017

I’ve been hunkered down and quiet the last while, for a number of reasons. Travel – back west and then back east – for the AGM of Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC, and for a memorial service in Calgary. Work – finishing up some experiments in cyanotype (!), and writing a grant report. Taking a […]

Natura Insects – Insects made of Flowers

Natura Insects – Insects made of Flowers

September 18, 2017

Originally posted on e MORFES:
Stag Beetle Natura Insects by designer Raku Inoue is an art series of flower arrangement of insects. Inoue arranges leaves and blooms to create the delicate components of beetles, butterflies, dragonflies and other insects. See more: Behance / Instagram Butterfly Kabutomushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle) Dragonfly Ladybag Black Widow Moth Firefly…

Making … and Unmaking

September 5, 2017

The process of installing (and then striking) and exhibition always feels a little bit like alchemy to me. It’s the presentation of a series of things transformed: from the raw materials, to the work, to the exhibition itself … and then it all disappears again. Of course it’s not that at all in practical terms. […]

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