Posts Tagged ‘earth work’

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JIRI MOUNTAIN TEA LINE

24/10/2016

JIRI MOUNTAIN TEA LINE Made for the Jirisan International Art and Nature festival in Hadong, South Korea, the work is about balance. The mountain connects heaven to earth. Water from the Jiri mountains flows down into the Seomjin River. The river gives life and biodiversity to the region. The line of twelve stones aligned with […]






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Ponderosa Whirlpool

30/09/2016

  Ponderoas whirlpool has been made for Blackfoot pathways, Sculpture in the Wild in Lincoln, Montana and is the 8th work here to be made in place. It is 46′ in diameter and made entirely of beetle killed pine and fir with stone pebbles in between and one boulder at the bottom of the vortex, […]






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THE WANDERING

21/05/2016

  THE WANDERING A work commissioned by the State of Western Australia for the site of the new Perth Stadium, sited on the south bank of the Swan River, overlooking the city to the west. The wall was made by three Cornish hedgers from Roger Clemens Ltd, Cornwall: Dan Murray, Alan Wherry and Jamie Merrick. Alan […]






2016 | Commissions, Uncategorized, Works Outside | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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The Birth of Energy at Neddernhof

10/09/2014

The Birth of Energy is the third in the trilogy of works by myself, commissioned by the Siemers Stiftung at Neddernhof, South of Hamburg in Germany. It is constructed out of 30 tones of white/grey sandstone laid in a whirlpool pattern within an 18 m. diameter circle, with 15 glacial boulders spiraling into the circle […]






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December 2011

Waves and Time

23/01/2011

Thixendale, Wolds Way, Yorkshire, UK. Commissioned as part of Wander – Art on the Yorkshire Wolds Way. Wander was initiated by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) and is a partnership project managed with the local authorities (East Riding of Yorkshire Council and North Yorkshire County Council) along the Wolds Way and Natural England.  It […]






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Rhine Mosel Slate Whirlpool

Rhine Mosel Slate Whirlpool

23/01/2010

Koblenz, Germany. Curated by The Heike Strellow Gallery in Frankfurt and commissioned by the Koblenz Garden Festival, it is hoped this work will remain permanently. It is sited in the grounds of the Fortress which overlook the confluence of the Rhine and the Mosel. The cliff itself is made of slate which underlies most of […]






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Winnemucca Whirlwind

05/05/2008

Made for The Exhibition Mushrooms | Clouds at the Nevada Museum of Art in 2008 The work, based on a native basket design, was raked by hand over 18 hours, mostly by moonlight, on the dried out lake bed of  Lake Winnemucca and although it was placed the far side of the fence on Government […]






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Winnemucca whirlwind

Winnemucca Whirlwind

30/01/2008

Made for The Exhibition Mushrooms | Clouds at the Nevada Museum of Art in 2008 The work, based on a native basket design, was raked by hand over 18 hours, mostly by moonlight, on the dried out lake bed of  Lake Winnemucca and although it was placed the far side of the fence on Government […]






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Sunrise through the Equinox line at the Vernal equinox

Equinox Line

23/01/2008

A site-specific private commission in Neddernhof, nr Hamburg, Germany The work comprises a mound with a stone lined site line through it, running East west, with marker standing stones either end aligned to the sunrise and sunset on the equinoxes. In 2007 Hans Edmund Siemers asked me to return to Neddernhof to make another proposal […]






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Fingermaze

10/07/2006

Commissioned by Brighton and Hove City Council Hove Park, The work is made of random York stone in lime mortar set into the turf and was made with Second Land.  The pattern is a Cretan labyrinth set into the central whorl of a fingerprint, so to walk it is a meditative journey to the interior. […]






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Turning

10/07/2005

Sainsbury Centre for The Visual Arts, University of East Anglia Made for an exhibition called ‘Out There’ curated by The Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, on the campus of The University of East Anglia. The work was 45m in diameter made from mown grass in the pattern of a coiled basket whirlpool, with an […]






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Redwood Vortex

10/05/2005

Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, California.   A temporary 70’ structure, woven in willow and Poplar around a Redwood Tree behind the gallery at the Villa and commissioned as part of the outdoor sculpture program. The work formed a part of an exhibition called Whorls with two related pieces inside in the Gallery (see exhibitions  – Whorls).   […]






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Heart of Reeds

Heart of Reeds

10/03/2005

Lewes, East Sussex, UK   A work designed for a local Nature Reserve to increase the Biodiversity of the site. Made in collaboration with the Railway land Wildlife Trust and Lewes District Council. Funded by Viridor Plc, Arts Council South East and Harveys Brewery. The design is taken from patterns of blood flow in the heart, […]






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Rivers of Stone and Fingerprint

10/09/2004

Russell’s Hall Hospital, Dudley.  Both these works were commissioned by Dudley group of Hospitals trust, in collaboration with Dudley Council, Sir Robert Mc Alpine and West Midlands Arts Council. The works are situated either side of a three story passageway within courtyards in the new PFI built extension. River of Stones fits into the existing […]






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2002

Time Capsule

10/03/2002

South Carolina Botanic Garden at Clemson Commissioned by The sculpture program at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, Clemson and funded by National Foundation for the Arts. The work comprises two large woven stick domes in a figure of 8 plan. The nucleus of each dome is a rammed earth monolith in a woven stick mould. […]






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Willow Domes on the Este

Willow Domes on the Este

10/03/2002

Neddernhof, Nr Hamburg, Germany   The work comprises two woven willow domes on the banks of the river Este, in the private estate of Hans Edmund Siemers at Neddernhof, south of Hamburg, Germany. The domes are made from planted, woven and grafted willow sticks, which are growing and will form one tree in the plan […]






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