March 17, 2014

ludic votives

4x4cms approx.

 

the river Antron runs through the site of Glasney College

its name derives from 'antre' meaning sacred 

 

an article published in the 1867 edition of the Journal for the Royal Institution of Cornwall refers to a celte that was found inside...

March 17, 2014

this votive was retrieved from the Antron river along with other similar items

it appears to have been designed to skim over the surface of the water, stitching in its flight the elements of earth and air and water

the more it leapt the more powerful the magic

the piercin...

March 15, 2014

errance

 

the desire to be willingly led astray

in a game of follow-my-leader

the temporary surrender

of all responsibility

for one's own life

March 14, 2014

 

Elvis the bull grazes fields in Mabe, above College Lake. He is a direct descendant of the white cattle that grazed there centuries ago, just after the Black Death hit Penryn in 1349, the year before the Ordinalia was composed at Glasney. 

 

From the first incidenc...

March 13, 2014

when Derrida wrote his experimental novel Glas he organised the text into two columns that appeared in the final work in different fonts

the narratives for each column were written simultaneously using both hands

 

when Merlin recited his prophesies to a scribe they becam...

March 12, 2014

Between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, 2006, I worked on a project I had been commissioned to produce for the Exeter tEXt festival, Devon, England. The project, TRIG, was a response to the life of the Victorian explorer William Wills, who was born and educ...

March 10, 2014

installed work Fascinate Conference, 2013

Briss, gouache on paper [fragment]

acoustic bird swarm [animated movie]

anchorhold [animated text and motion captured line drawing]

 

 

 

 

March 1, 2014

the trevisa project was installed at the Newlyn Art Gallery in November, 2013

 

the gallery space functioned as an alternative book with stories on the walls that connected to the life of Trevisa and the site of Glasney College

 

the contents of the room were simultan...

December 31, 2013

This video was prepared in a motion capture studio by Jens Meisner from my gestures made while describing a story from the Trevisa Project. The aggregated drawing in light made by my remembering body, became, as I played it back, less important than two shadow figures...

December 31, 2013

in November, 2013 I was resident over a five day period in the Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall, as part of their Transition 10 series.This was an opportunity to use the gallery space as an open studio, to talk to gallery visitors about the Trevisa Project and to absorb them,...

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