ORKNEY SHORE

ORKNEY SHORE

The natural environment of Orkney is strongly influencing my recent work, particularly the constant, dynamic movement of water and weather. I am thinking a lot about what it means to live on an island surrounded by the wide sea horizon, and experiencing that as a kind...
FLOW

FLOW

“Flow” is a 30 metre-long mural which I was commissioned to create for the new Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall. It runs along a curved wall and internal glazing between the hospital entrance hub and the two GP practices that are now based within the hospital. Inspired by...
MOVING IMAGE

MOVING IMAGE

A selection of moving image work from the last few years. ‘Treading Water’ is an excerpt from an essay commissioned by the National Library of Scotland’. Along with Sink’, ‘Eddy’ and ‘Rain’ these form part of an ongoing series of film-poems or video essays made in...
THE RIVER

THE RIVER

Pigment ink on paper, 4000mm x 1800mm, 2015-2018. The River is a large-scale drawing that developed slowly over several years, between 2015 and 2018. The idea for it began when I was on a winter residency at Timespan, in Helmsdale where my accommodation overlooked the...
THE LISTENERS

THE LISTENERS

“The Listeners” is a series of drawings in gesso, graphite, and pigment ink on plywood or Arches paper, 2018 – 2019. When I was working on my book manuscript, “The Clearing”, I was thinking and writing about how radio waves are essentially of the same nature as...

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