Tag Archives: land art

Bluebell Stalks

(extracted from my field notes) A day in the woods, making work with  dead bluebell stalks that I had found in their hundreds lying all over the area… Brought photo kit, but no string, and no brush (to mark and … Continue reading

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Les Phonies Bergères – intro to the full Page (see menu above).

See the top menu (just above here) for the full Page write-up on my recent land art residency for Les Phonies Bergères  – it was a fairly short but intense experience of living close to the land in a small close-knit community in … Continue reading

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Resting Place

Here’s the piece I made for the Land Art Festival 2012 in Lubartow-Koztowka, Poland.  The post just below this one gives the background story. Resting Place – Willow, twigs, leaves, split bamboo shavings. Dia.of base approx. 3m. The key to … Continue reading

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International Land Art Festival 2012 : Lubartow-Kozlowka, Poland

It’s a lengthy journey involving cars, planes and buses, between rural South West England to rural South East Poland – but eventually I arrived at Lubartow  in the late evening along with the other artists involved – and was immediately taken for … Continue reading

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Seaweed on the Rocks

Wandering along by the river one morning, my eye was caught by the layering of dark rocks along the river’s edge, covered with bands of soft green weed. There was a sharp angular fragment lying in the mud – tipped … Continue reading

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Levitated Mass

Having a strong interest in all forms of land and earth art, it is difficult in my daily browsing, to avoid reading about Michael Heizer‘s latest monumental sculpture destined for Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The work is a … Continue reading

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Repeating patterns…

I went back to the fallen tree a few days ago, and developed my work a little bit further. Gathering and arranging the tiny fragments of pottery and china strewn all over the beach – I dropped, this time, into a … Continue reading

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Fallen Giant

I left soon after 9 to walk to the estuary. After several stormy days and nights, I had caught a glimpse of the sun, calling me out. Water was running fast down the steep track, washing away mud, exposing stones … Continue reading

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Long Way Home

I remember recently gazing at some sheep and wondering whether they ever got bored and frustrated with the continual necessity to keep their head down and carry on grazing. The same question passed through my head as I was crawling … Continue reading

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Richard Long Exhibition

Heaven and Earth: Richard Long Retrospective at Tate Britain, London. We are embedded within heaven and earth. It is our real identity. There is not a lot more to say, though as a species, we seem to make an awful … Continue reading

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