acts walks experiences

 

ambit
for Neither use nor ornament @ ovada oxford 2019

a walk from Solihull to oxford / from studio to exhibition space / an abandoned walk from birmingham to wales / confronting failure / confronting isolation /
488 miles between artists / each knitted inch one mile / engaged labour / accepting tedium / experiencing commitment

 

Artist in residence - hogchester arts 2018

following paths / tracing lines / mapping goat tracks / mapping streams / recording water / drawing the wind / drawing with trees / sacred space / gathering data

 

Midwinter pilgrimage 2017

winter solstice / two day walk / drawing with apparatus / following ancestors / autobiographical paths / deep time / traversing the land /
silence / solitude / isolation / loss / effort / erasure / memory / memorial /

 

midsummer ritual 2011

midsummer solstice / clay dug from the artist’s garden / shaped to fit the artist’s hand / pit kiln fired / fires lit in each pot at midsummer
ritual / sacred flame / effort & endeavour / the body and the land / light and lampblack / love / honour / reverence