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...
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...
CLOUD CHAMBER

CLOUD CHAMBER

Polyester dacron fibre, dimensions variable, 2004. ‘Cloud Chamber’ was first devised during a residency at IAAB international Artists Residencies in Basel, Switzerland. It evolved in response to a period of ill health which had constrained my movement for several...
INDOOR SEA

INDOOR SEA

Plastic dust sheets, sellotape, desk fans, 2004. “Indoor Sea” was created during a residency at the IAAB International Artists Residency programme in Basel, Switzerland. A period of ill health curtailed my movements. This piece of work attempted to bring the outside...
ENCHANTÉ

ENCHANTÉ

In 2003 I was invited to carry out a residency in Montpellier, in the Villa Olga. The villa is a small house built in the 19th century by a wealthy businessman for his mistress, whose name the house still bears. This work was developed in response to spending time in...