Tag Archives: Artwork

State of Play

The rhodi’s are growing, the terminal buds opening into leaves – not the flowers I had anticipated. The pink tip opens to momentarily form a crown of ‘petals’ around the pale soft baby leaves within. I cut some. The phrase … Continue reading

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The Story

The story is written, it’s incredible! And it’s unfair to give anything more than a flavour here: “The Rowan tree, Sorbus aucuparia, the mountain ash, the traveller’s tree; a laughing pioneer, it grows where other trees dare not go – … Continue reading

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Cuts and Splices

“It’s funny doing everything remotely, firing things off into space and waiting for them to come back again…” I love this snippet from the to and fro of emails with artist/film-maker Catherine Weir. After filming on Arran she has distilled … Continue reading

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Looking Different

I’m thinking about slowing down, normally associated with ‘getting old’ – check – but in this instance taking more time to really look. The artwork is slow-burn and needs ‘different’ eyes to process its qualities (which are partly about just … Continue reading

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The Green

Leaves sliced, stumps charred, moss, logs and leaf-litter lifted and shifted; we are almost there, almost ready for the official launch. But where is ‘there’? The site hasn’t got a name. On first visiting I wrote ‘Jo’s Rhodi’s’ in my … Continue reading

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Shifting, Slicing, Lifting, Burning

I have few rules: bring nothing into the glade, take nothing away and… shifting, slicing, lifting, burning, YES. There’s a rough attempt at composition (do composition and compost have the same root?) And pleasure too in seeing how keen others … Continue reading

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