Monthly Archives: October 2013

Vision in White

The first ‘vision in white’, floating in a dark pool, was originally to be Advertisements

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Testing Times

I was fortunate in being offered workspace in a shed with the propagators, their end is all ‘neatness’, systems and order – I see instantly what it is I’d like the loan of. Mine consists of

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Framing

So: black and white, charcoal and granite, which – rather erroneously – I’ve referred to as

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Granite, Quartz

and Barytes white. No ‘blue’ or ‘black’ mountains here. Granite extrusion accounts for the height of Goatfell and its surrounds. It’s my second ‘colour choice’; immutable, solid if ever a symbol of permanence was needed then granite is it.

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Burnt offerings / the new black

Sleek black glistening fragments lie scattered

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Through!

Before making the journey back to Arran yesterday I met up with 6 other ‘resident’ artists at a ‘sharing good practice’ event. A common theme was how to decide when

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Home

The residency is nominally 8 weeks duration, but split into blocks will likely last 8 months end to end. I wanted to start during the tourist season, to see how the Estate operates

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