Watching the winter skies

Watching the winter skies

  At this time of year in Orkney the light fades so fast it seems to start getting dark just after lunch. As the Winter Solstice draws near we’re switching lights on by 3.30pm. By 4 o’clock in the afternoon the windows have become black mirrors. We draw the...
NORTHERN LIGHT

NORTHERN LIGHT

Video with sound, 2015. A short film about light, water, and electromagnetic activity in the upper atmosphere, made while on a residency at Timespan, Helmsdale, winter 2015. ALL...
DARK MATTER

DARK MATTER

During a residency at Timespan in Helmsdale between January and March 2015, I developed a body of work that embraced the darkness of the Northern winter. At the time, I wrote: “Dark matters. Winter at 58º North is a good time and place to think about this, about what...
CONTACT

CONTACT

Photograph series, 84.1 x 118.9cm, 2008. This series of photoworks was commissioned by Perth Visual Arts Forum and installed as large format prints looking out from windows and bus stops around Dunkeld. ALL...
NIGHT NAVIGATION

NIGHT NAVIGATION

Video loop installation, 2004. Originally created for an exhibition in the Travelling Gallery, this work then went on to travel to Australia for my solo exhibition “The Subtle Ether” at CAST Gallery, Hobart in 2007. There it was installed as a large-scale projection...

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