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Back on site

Something orange showing in the mud – a piece of oxidised pottery. Another piece slowly appears as the trowel gently scrapes away the earth crumb by crumb. Trying to draw the undulating stones like wafers, which I wrote about on […]

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Exhibition at The Orkney Museum

The Orkney Museum have given me a space, just off the Archeology display in Room 1, for an exhibition of work from my Artist’s Residency on the Ness of Brodgar in 2016. The show is now open and will continue until the end […]

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A fine day on site

A fine day on site at last, although the ever present wind makes the barrier tape rattle noisily on my sound recording. Quiet voices working on the final stages of Structure 14, where drawings are being made before stones are removed. […]

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Words and pictures

This year, I have begun writing as well as drawing, bearing witness to the activity on site.  So from now on, alongside drawings and paintings, I will be posting written observations rather than journal entries. Wind and rain.  Have to […]

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Work in progress

It may have seemed a little quiet on this blog – but there is lots of post residency work in progress. The first 8 minutes of a film is available on Vimeo here.  I’m trying to make it about the experience of […]

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Exhibition update

The lack of blog for the last few weeks has been due to intense activity preparing for the first exhibitions of the project at 44AD, Bath. For the month of November, I am featured artist with a display of pictures […]

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