Posts Tagged ‘ecology’

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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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: , , , ,

Plant 53

01/09/2014

Plant 53 – 2014 A mono print of scanned plant. A cubit of turf was taken from near the escarpment on Dollens farm, Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset. Out of the many thousands of plants within this cubit, 60 clumps or individual plants were taken and scanned in black and white. This is the 53rd plant […]






2014 | Prints, 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: , , , , , , , , , ,

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 […]






2008 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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: , , , , , , , , , ,
Albatross 1 2008

Albatross

23/01/2008

On my way to Antarctica on the James Clark Ross, albatrosses were wheeling about the ship. I asked the Met Officer on board, also bound for the base at Rothera, if he could give me a wind and pressure chart, pus a satellite image for each day I spent South. The idea for these pieces […]






2008 | Antartica | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , ,
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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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: , , , , , ,

Under Sky Blu

01/03/2007

 Layered echograms from Flight G23, Inkjet print, 888 x 778 mm. edition 2/4, private collection and collection artist  This work is made by taking what is a linear cross section of an echogram over Sky Blu and layering them one over the other in Photoshop. The image is never anything you would see, it is […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Mapping, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Under The Ice, over the Unknown

01/03/2007

  Detail from Flight G23, Pencil and ink on an inkjet print on artists’ paper, 2060 x 870 mm – private collection  






2007 | Antartica, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Lake Concordia

01/03/2007

From Flight W34, Biro on an inkjet print on vinyl, 1306 x 1137 mm – Collection artist the ice here is 4 K thick, but where it meets the land which in places is hot, it forms lakes  






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Explorers at the Edge of the Void

01/03/2007

Hand written text in ink on an inkjet print from an echogram of East Antarctica, on artists’ paper, 1060 x 2345 mm private collection Not long after I returned from Antarctica my wife and I were invited to CERN to see the new Hadron Collider under construction. The experiment, which is due to take place […]






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Everything Nothing

01/03/2007

  Hand written text in ink on an inkjet print, from an echogram of East Antarctica, on artists’ paper, 888 x 778 mm private collection Antarctica is the height of nothingness and yet it contains everything, it drives our climate and has our history encoded in the layers of ice.






2007 | Antartica, Mapping | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Above and Below Cararra Nunatac

01/03/2007

Sky Blu, Antarctica, Inkjet prints, one is a layered echogram from under the ice at Sky Blu.  888 x 733 mm Collection artist An echogram is a radar image of the ice and the underlying land formations. The equipment is attached to the underside of the wings of a Twin Otter, which will fly close […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Mapping, Maps, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Antarctic Winds 1

01/03/2007

24th & 25th January, Inkjet print on artists paper with pencil, 752 x 737 mm. – Collection artist






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Antarctic Winds 2

01/03/2007

 27 & 28th January, Inkjet print on artists’ archival paper overlaid with permanent ink on transparent film, 752 x 737 mm – Collection artist






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | 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 […]






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