https://youtu.be/Gx8G84ZPrps I wanted to bring together poetry and place by embedding words in landscape. Much of my art making involves walking and exploring boundaries between the digital and the analogue, online and offline, words as performance and as text. I am interested in art as research, art as adventure and the outdoors as art. This …
Social distancing was introduced to the UK around March 17, 2020 On the basis that art and performance can be used as research, to explore and express personal experience, I wondered what would happen if I walked through Carlisle town centre maintaining 2m social distancing, but do it as performance, choreographed like a dance or …
How performance uses empty spaces to create new places.
The Way of the Water. I drove from Bramptonfor a walk by a riverthe Irthingat Ruleholme Bridge. I knew the same river passed Ruleholmeand Brampton Old Churchbut the two places seemed unconnected on footonly the water went that wayso I set off to follow the way of the water. I had walked with my family …
Images of Walton Moss, Cumbria.
Images of fake Ikea windows
Images of the threshold to wild northern territories.
A very interesting insight into Thoreau as a political commentator and activist in the current state of the union.
This shows an interesting confluence of art, maths, science, design, offline and online worlds.
I visited the Cumbria University staff show and was drawn to this work by the artistic partnership Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson. It captured a combination of the outdoors as art and art as research, showing a long-established mode of working combining the outdoors, art and research.