Posts Tagged ‘earth’

Earth Library

05/08/2016

Earth Library is a collection of over 100 labelled jars containing soils from all over the world, collected over 35 years. The jars are displayed on glass shelves within a steel frame. 86 cm x 20 cm x 206 cm high.






2016 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , , | Tags: , ,

EARTH

11/03/2016

  NEW EXHIBITION BY  CHRIS DRURY Opening this March, ONCA is delighted to host EARTH, a new commission plus selected artworks by internationally acclaimed land artist and ONCA patron Chris Drury. Renowned for his site-specific, natural world sculpture – including patterns cut into fields, stone cairns on hill tops, raked designs in dried-out lakes and […]






2016 | Exhibitions | Media: , , , , , , | Tags: , , , ,

Exchange

22/08/2015

EXCHANGE  – Fine Foundation Gallery, Durlston Castle, Swanage, Dorset, UK August 15th – 31st, 2015 The Exhibition is the result of two years collaboration between myself and Kay Syrad about 3 farms in Dorset for The Art and Climate Change organisation – Cape Farewell. The work is centred around a Leather bound A2 sized book, […]






2015 | Artist Books, Exhibitions, Mapping, Maps, Portraits, Text Works | Media: , , , , , , , | Tags: , , , , , ,

The Worm Forgives The Plough

15/05/2015

Made for the exhibition – Exchange. The work is comprised of a line drawn map of  Europe, Scandinavia and Greenland with John Morris’ fingerprint superimposed in Sydling earth. In the centre are two woven maps of Sydling St Nicholas and Europe pushed into a bowl. The fingerprint is plough furrow, weather isobars and a the close touched […]






2015 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , ,

EXCHANGE

16/03/2015

Exchange was produced in collaboration with Kay Syrad and was commissioned by Cape Farewell to look at sustainable ways of living and farming in relation to three farms in Sydling St Nicholas and Godmanston, West Dorset. The two farms in Sydling St Nicholas were Huish sheep farm and Dollens organic dairy farm. The other organic dairy […]






2015 | Artist Books, Mapping, Uncategorized, Works For Sale | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , ,

Life in the Field of Death 3, The Methane Eater

15/07/2010

The Methane Eater – Life in the Field of Death – Methylocapsa acidiphila Methylocapsa acidiphila is a microrganism living in the acid conditions of peat bogs and burning methane for energy. Methane is a lethal greenhouse gas, so this organism helps to regulate the presence of this gas. The work is part of an ongoing […]






2010 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,

Mushroom Cloud

05/07/2010

An installation in The Malga Costa barn, Arte Sella, in the Sella Valley, Borgo Valsugana, Italy, Funded by Arte Sella. A mushroom cloud of over 6000 pieces of dried fungi slices, sealed in acrylic and suspended between a steel frame and the floor on nylon thread – lit from beneath. Digital print in an edition […]






2010 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Rhone Camargue

02/05/2010

Found snake skin from the Camargue, on Rhone mud, on paper.  – 191 x 55 x 8 cm – collection artist






2010 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , | Tags: , , ,

Boletus Circle

04/02/2010

Boletus Circle  Mud screen print on artists’ paper –  100 x 120 cm. – ed. 3/6 – Howling at the Universe, a homage to Kurt Schwitters, screen printed porridge on Black paper – 100 x 120 cm –  ed. 6 /6  –    






2010 | Mushrooms & Fingerprints, Prints | Media: , , | Tags: , , , ,
Of Earth and Blood (detail)

Shake Before Using

01/06/2008

Installation view of Of Earth and Blood – fingerprints made with hand prints in two colors of local earth. Museum Artiumof Álava, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.






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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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Life in the Field of Death 1

05/05/2008

Made in Collaboration with Dr Lynn Fenstermaker, the work shows a microscope image of Microcoleus vaginata which is growing in the soils of the Nevada Nuclear Test site where 100 atmospheric bombs were tested. Next to it is an image from space of the that same test site. Microcoleus vaginata is a cyanobacteria, which were […]






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Life in the Field of Death

02/03/2008

  Life in the Field of Death 1  2008 Inkjet print, ed 3/6  410 x 610 mm. Collection Nevada Museum of Art and Desert Research Institute, Reno   Life in the Field of Death 11      Stenciled Nevada test site soils on the wall or on paper. Dimensions variable. Collection Nevada Museum of Art   559 […]






2008 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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 […]






2008 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Life in the Presence of Death

02/03/2007

Antarctic earth on paper, 1310 x 1000 mm – private collection and collection artist This is the gene sequence of a proteobacteria found in the soil of the Ellsworth Mountains, one of the most lifeless places on earth.  






2007 | Antartica, Gene Sequences, Mapping, Uncategorized | Media: | Tags: , , , , , ,

Time and Strata

02/03/2006

Gealogical and OS woven maps and earth pigment. Lewes – South Downs ,73 x 73 cm – two exist, woven in opposite ways – private collections  






2006 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , | Tags: , , ,
Whorls

Whorls

01/01/2005

  Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California This was a project with a large woven work around a redwood tree outside, highlighting the flow of sap in trees and two installations in the gallery; one of the vortices in the body, as fingerprints from 25 local people in earth on the walls, and the other as […]






2005 | Exhibitions | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , , , ,
Heaven & Earth

Heaven and Earth

06/07/2004

UV sealed inkjet print from a satellite photograph, superimposed with a map from a 6 day walk from Porsmork to Landmanlauger in July 2003. The background is made of lava dust in acrylic emulsion, etched down to the aluminium, all mounted on 16 sheets of 2mm aluminium. 200 x 250 cm Collection artist    






2004 | Heart, Mapping | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Volcanoes of Iceland

02/03/2004

Hand written text in ink, listing the volcanic mountains of Iceland, on an inkjet print of a map from the Landmanalauger area, overprinted onto an ink cap spore print and peat impregnated paper, with Lava dust in acrylic emulsion. 140 x 98.5 cm. – Collection artist






2004 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Tumulus and Dew Pond

02/03/2003

Two maps of the same area of the south Downs with the relevant tumulus and Dew pond centered, and one stained with sheep shit, were cut into strips and woven together. The resulting woven maps were pushed into concave and convex bowls. 50 x 47 x 7 cm. Private collection






2003 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , | Tags: , ,

Four Scottish Mountains

02/03/2002

Enlarged fingerprint fragments in peat on watercolor paper, digitally overprinted with enlarged OS maps In four parts, each 100 x 100 cm – collection artist        






2002 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , | Tags: , ,

Hand on Heart

01/03/2002

monoprinted echocardiogram on watercolor paper from a digital print, with a finger print in iron oxides and blood superimposed.   140 x 200 cm. – Collection artist






2002 | Heart, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Echo 6

21/02/2001

Canvas backed, peat impregnated watercolor paper applied by walking across the paper in bare feet, then digitally overprinted with an echocardiogram, blurred with a garden mister.   100 x 230 cm. – Collection artist






2001 | Heart, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , ,

Heart River 1

01/03/1999

Blood and river mud on paper with a transfer from a photocopy of a diagram of a cross section of the apex of the human heart, superimposed.   56 x 76 cm – collection artist – there are 3 variations  






1999 | Heart, Mapping | Media: | Tags: , , , , ,

Nubra 2

02/03/1998

Earth pigmented paper and map, cut into strips and woven into a convex bowl, set into paper with earth pigments and water color. 59 x 59 cm. There were seven of these made, all different – private collection and collection artist  






1998 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , | Tags: , ,

Ladakh 1

02/03/1998

Earth pigmented paper and maps woven into a convex bowl, mounted into paper covered board with blue water color and charcoal. 122 x 122 x 11 cm – private collection






1998 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , | Tags: , ,

WIND – North Uist

04/09/1997

CHRIS DRURY – DRAWINGS IN PEAT – 6 CARDS – peat drawings and prints – Edition of 100 – 32 left – £25






1997 | Books & Cards, Prints, Works For Sale | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , ,

Mani Stone, Ladakh

02/03/1997

Woven maps. earth, with an earth and wax rubbing from a prayer stone along the way, during a two week trek in Ladakh. 76 x 66 cm – private collection






1997 | Mapping, Maps | Media: , , | Tags: , ,

Whale Bone

02/03/1993

Etched Whale bone and ochre.  – 25 x 28 x 10 cm  – collection artist    






1993 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,

Adharc 1

02/03/1992

Ireland 1992, two bronze and 56 peat & PVA cast rams horns, dimensions vary – Collection artist Adharc is Irish for horn. Bronze horns were found in Irish peat bogs and are thought to be from 2000 BC and were maybe played like a didgeridoo. I head one played at a Bogland symposium. That same […]






1992 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: | Tags: , , , ,

Adharc Basket

27/06/1991

A woven heather basket containing rams horns cast in peat and PVA, plus two in bronze. Adharc is Irish for horn. Bronze horns were found preserved in the peat bogs of Ireland and are thought to be 2000 years old. They may have been played like a didgeridoo. – 86 cm diam. x 40.6 cm […]






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