Posts Tagged ‘environmental’

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 […]






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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 […]






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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 Birth of Energy

12/06/2015

At the weekend we opened the Birth of Energy at Neddernhof, the last in a trilogy of works for the Edmund Siemers-Stiftung. There is a small exhibition of drawings in the gallery close to the house. The trees are planted and the work is on its way. I predict that in 60 years when the trees are […]






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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 […]






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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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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 […]






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Installation for Oppland Artcentre, Lillehammer, Norway

15/06/2014

Landscapes, The Social Construction of Nature and The Environment Curator – Patrick Huse The opening show of this new artist run gallery in Lillehammer. Inside: Chris Drury and Svein Flygari Johansen Outside around the town: Jannecke Lønne Christiansen, Anna Widén, Marit Hosar, Marit Arnekleive, Egil Martin Kurdøl, Ådne Løvstad. The Exhibition runs from 15th June […]






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Log Wave, Ashland community project, Milton Keynes

30/05/2014

This work was made for the Ashland housing development community project in Milton Keynes. The project started in October 2012 and was finally constructed in May 2014. The idea was to make something which kids and adults in the community could use and to look at the whole piece of adjoining Parks Trust land. The […]






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The Way of Trees, Earth and Water

07/05/2013

As part of my 2013 HC Combs Creative Arts Fellowship at the Australian National University School of Art, I was commissioned to make an environmental work for the ANU Sculpture Park, for the Centenary of the Founding of Canberra. The Installation was a collaboration between myself, the ANU School of Art Sculpture Workshop, an ANU […]






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Carbon Sink, The Dispute continues – An article by Daniel Frosch in the New York Times today

27/10/2012

Art That Irked Energy Executives Is Gone, but Wyoming Dispute Whirls On Chris Drury The University of Wyoming removed “Carbon Sink,” by Chris Drury, after receiving complaints. By DAN FROSCH Published: October 26, 2012 LARAMIE, Wyo. — The idea behind the sculpture that appeared on the University of Wyoming campus about 16 months ago was […]






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On the Ground, above and below Wyoming

02/02/2012

Topographical and geological maps, cut into strips and woven together with a border of Wyoming earth and coal dust. 102 x 126 cm  – collection artist






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Land Water Vessel and Looking North

Land Water and Language

05/09/2011

Taigh Chearsabghagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist, Western Isles – 4th September – 30th October 2010 Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye – 27th November 2010 – 5th March 2011 Dovecot, Edinburgh – 5th August  – 5th September 2011 Funded By Taigh Chearsabhagh and Creative Scotland, curated by Andy Mackinnon The project began […]






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Carbon Sink (detail)

Carbon Sink

23/07/2011

University of Wyoming campus, Laramie, USA Commissioned as part of the University of Wyoming Art Museum sculpture program. The piece is 14 m. in diameter and is made from beetle killed pine logs and coal. Both these materials were once living trees and died during times of climate warming. At this time the burning of […]






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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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Carbon Sink (floor) Wind Vortices and Dust to Dust, Ashes to Ashes (walls)

EcoArt

01/01/2011

Pori Museum of Art, Pori Finland Curated by John Grande and Pia Hovi-Assad. This was a survey exhibition with historical work (Smithson, Christo etc) with more contemporary artists around the theme of ecology.






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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 […]






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Looking South From Eaval

05/05/2010

An image made up of all the names of lochs and hills visible from this point on Eaval, North Uist. Printed onto archival artists paper in 6 point. 107 x 148 cm. – edition of 3  –  £8000






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Rhone Camargue

02/05/2010

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






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Looking North from Eaval

05/04/2010

a work in 5 parts, the total image is the same as land and Water, but it is made up of all the names of all the lochs and hills visible from this same point, printed onto archival artists paper in 6 point. The work is in 5 parts; Sections 1,3 and 5 are in […]






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Arte Sella, Mushroom Cloud

Arte Sella, Mushroom Cloud

01/04/2010

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.  230 x 500 cm






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Land and Water

02/03/2010

A photogravure in 5 parts from a view looking north from Eaval on North Uist, prior to canoeing across this flow country over the following two days. – Each 45 x 61 cm, 225 x 61 cm overall – Edition of 7 various collections – 5 available






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Land Water Vessel

02/03/2010

This is a 14’ long open woven canoe made on site at Taigh Chearsabhagh Arts Centre, North Uist, from willow, hazel, heather and salmon skins which are wrapped around the gunwales, struts, keel and paddle. The work was part of a one person show called Land Water and Language, made after the experience of a […]






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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: , , , ,
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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Sky Mountain Chamber

01/01/2010

Arte Sella, Sella Valley, Borgo Valsugana, Italy (artesella@yahoo.it +39 461 751251) Made as a permanent installation for Arte Sella in the Trento region of Italy, this work is built from 150 tons of limestone and sits within a group of pine trees in the beautiful high Sella valley. The work pays homage in its shape […]






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breath

Breath / Anail

14/03/2009

Made in collaboration with Andy Mackinnon at Taigh Chearsabhagh in North Uist, this is a looped video of a continually breaking wave, with the words BREATH and ANAIL (Gaelic for breath), fading in and out of the wave on a 1 minute 40 second cycle. Silent, HD Video. Edition of 50.






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September 23rd 2009

02/03/2009

This work came out of a two day canoe journey with Andy Mackinnon across North Uist. It comprises a satellite image for that day over part of the Northern Hemisphere with the line of the lochs and the canoe journey superimposed. Digital print laminated on dibond.  120 x 120 cm. – collection artist






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Sierra Cloud Chamber (reconstructed on the roof of the Nevada Museum of Art)

Mushrooms | Clouds

01/08/2008

CHRIS DRURY   Mushrooms | Clouds – Nevada Museum of Art, Reno  A one person show about use and abuse of land in Nevada with an over reaching theme of life, death and regeneration. Funded by Nevada Museum of Art and the For-Site Foundation. The work was a result of several collaborations: With the Staff and […]






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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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Shattered Peace, Broken Promises

14/03/2008

A column of smoke from a burning sage bundle, subjected to the sound of an explosion. HD looped video in sequences of  10 minutes. Silent. edited with Alice Ross.






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The Way of White Clouds

07/03/2008

A looped video of a white cloudy liquid entering into still black water. HD video in a looped sequences of one minute 20 seconds. Silent. Edition of 6. Edited with Alice Ross  






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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 […]






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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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Moving Towards A Balanced Earth

01/01/2008

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, Tongarewa, Wellington Installation view of Spore Waves a projection of a mushroom spore print onto the surface of a mirror pool. The pool has an electrical pulse going through it, which distorts and creates waves in the reflected image on the wall.  






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Albatross Print

04/08/2007

Digital print on archival rag paper, with a hand drawn blue crayon line. The image is of one day of wind over Antarctica, with the line of the flight of a tagged Albatross over 18 months, drawn in blue crayon around the central circle.  This bird lives on the wing, often just 2 metres above […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Mapping, Prints, Works For Sale | Media: , | Tags: , , , ,

Wind Vortices

04/07/2007

  Wind Vortices – Sky Blu, Antarctica  – Inkjet print  – 717 x 1506 mm – edition 2/4 Wind Vortex – Sky Blu, Antarctica – Inkjet print  – 975 x 716 mm – edition 4/4 sold out Wind Vortices Drawing – embossed artists paper – 760 x 670 mm. edition 3/4 Sky Blu is an […]






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Echoes of the Heart

30/06/2007

ACAD extension Courtyard, Central Middlesex Hospital. Commissioned by the the North West London Hospital trust, and funded by Arts Council England, Arts & Business, Capsticks and the Central Middlesex Cardiac unit. The idea is based around flow patterns in the heart and images from an echocardiogram in both hard landscaping (slate pieces laid on edge) […]






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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  






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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  






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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.






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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






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Double Echo

01/03/2007

From Flight W38, Inkjet print. 1340 x 1140 mm, edition of 4 – Collection artist and Central Middlesex Hospital One of the scientists working on the echograms and with whom I spent some time out on the ice, showed me some of the echograms in his computer and he, knowing of my interest in echocardiograms […]






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

Iceprint 1, 2, 3

05/01/2007

 Iceprint I – Sky Blu, Antarctica, – Inkjet print  – 662 x 868 mm Iceprint 2   – Sky Blu, Antarctica, – Inkjet prints  – 652 x 888 Iceprint 3  – Sky Blu, Antarctica, – Inkjet prints –   648 x 888 mm    






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Icedagger

05/01/2007

Sky Blu, Antarctica, Inkjet print,  919 x 678 mm, ed. ¼






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Cloud Igloo

04/01/2007

Antarctica – Inkjet print  – 1970 x 1658 mm – edition 2/4






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Icevoid

04/01/2007

Antarctica, – Inkjet print  –  920 x 900 mm  – edition 3/9






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Iceprint

04/01/2007

Iceprint 1 Sky Blu, Antarctica, – Inkjet print –  662 x 868 mm – edition 2/4 Iceprint 2 Sky Blu, Antarctica, – inkjet print – 652 x 888 cm – edition 2/4 Iceprint 3, Sky Blu, Antarctica, – inkjet print – 648 x 888 cm – edition 1/4    






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Brocken Spectre

04/01/2007

Lanzarote Nunatac, Sky Blu, Antarctica, – Inkjet print  – 692 x 888 mm  






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Fingermaze

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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24 Hour Mountain and 24 Hour Iceberg

14/03/2006

24 Hour Mountain, Antarctica  2006 A mountain filmed from across the bay on Rothera Point at the British Antarctic Survey base, for 3 minutes every hour, for 24 hours on the longest day of 22nd December 2006. A looped HD video – 30 minutes 24 Hour Mountain, Iceberg  2006 An iceberg filmed in the bay […]






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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  






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Star Chamber

Star Chamber

01/01/2006

Dyer Observatory, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee The work is a collaboration with astronomers at the Dyer Observatory, connected to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The idea was to try to demonstrate how the Earth moves around the sun in an ellipse. If you were to photograph the sun from the same spot, at the same […]






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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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SPORE WAVES

14/03/2005

A mushroom spore print on a glass slide, projected at night onto the surface of a small creek in Ohio, and bounced onto a stone wall lining the water. The image on the wall, with wave patterns flowing through it,  is filmed in low definition video. Looped video in 3 minute cycles. Edition of 6. […]






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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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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 […]






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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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Heaven and Earth 1

15/07/2004

UV sealed inkjet print from a satellite photograph, superimposed with a map, plus a background of lava dust in acrylic emulsion, etched down to the aluminium, all mounted on 16 sheets of 2mm aluminium. 200 x 250 cm.  edition of 1 – unique






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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






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Crossing and Re-Crossing the Rivers of Iceland

12/01/2004

  Hand written text on peat and ink impregnated, canvas backed paper, listing all the rivers crossed on a walk from Porsmork to Landmanlauger in July 2003. The pattern is derived from a satellite photo of a weather system over the area. 74 x 185 cm. The story behind the work is that my friend, […]






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Stephen Lacey Galley, London

Heart of Stone

01/01/2004

Stephen Lacey Galley, London. Heart of Stone installation – slate on wood frame – dimensions variable. The form is from blood flow patterns in the heart. Also installations at Aberystwyth University Art Gallery and at Oriel Mostyn in Llandudno. Blood flow patterns in Welsh slate on wood frame. 498 x 860 x 30 cm






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Tumulus and Dew Pond

05/03/2003

Inkjet print in an edition of 6 – 68 x 50 cm.






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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






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High Desert Winds

01/03/2003

Map of Leh area of Ladakh, inkjet printed over a pattern from a diagram of a cross section of the human heart, in rust on paper.  104 x 138 cm – Collection artist






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Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky

Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky

30/01/2003

North Caroline Museum Of Art, USA Partly built under ground, beneath some large trees on a wooded slope in the grounds of the North Carolina Museum Of Art, the work is the first in a series commissioned for the Museums outdoor sculpture trail. The piece was also commissioned to coincide with the opening of their […]






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Algonquin (cover)

Algonquin

23/01/2003

  A seven-day canoe trip in Algonquin Provincial Park Ontario, August 2003 Artist’s book, 24 pages, 15.2 x 21 cm, printed in full colour on Arctic Volume white 200 gsm, hand sewn, typeset in Joanna Published by East Port, editor Kay Syrad, March 2008, Printed by Van den Eynde, Belgium; Design: Chris Drury and Peter […]






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Suilven

05/09/2002

Digital duratrans prints in light boxes. – 228 x 62 x 10 cm overall,  – ed. 1






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Amanita phalloides (cover)

Amanita Phalloides

04/09/2002

Dying out – A death Cap mushroom placed on black card and left for 6 hours, 5 hours, 4 hours, 3 hours, 2 hours, I hour – 14 pages, 6 plates – Sealevel, October Foundation – May 2002 – 2/1 Edition of 300 – only 7 copies available  






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Magic Mushrooms

04/08/2002

  Digital Duratrans from magic mushroom spore prints on glass. Placed in 5 windows in frames. – Dimensions vary Edition of 6 each – £3,500






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Heaven and Earth 2

05/07/2002

Inkjet prints from the land (Iceland) and from a satellite on the same day, UV sealed and mounted on dibond. 241 x 51 cm – Ed1/4  






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Spore Grid

04/05/2002

  35 R type prints on 2mm aluminium from 2cm spore prints on glass slides. 39 x 39 cm. each. Overall grid 194 x 273 cm.                                                           […]






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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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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        






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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






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Reed Chamber

Reed Chamber

30/01/2002

Wildfowl and Wetland Centre, Arundel, Sussex, UK  – funded by WWT Arundel, S.E.Arts, West Sussex County Council and Arun District Council. This chamber, made on a floating boardwalk within a reed bed, thatched with reeds and via a lens and mirror, projects the image of waving reed tops within. The structure is made from willow […]






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Eden Cloud Chamber

Eden Cloud Chamber

30/01/2002

  Eden Project, Cornwall, UK Made from 120 tonnes of Cornish Slate, the work is sited on the end of a large granite wall (in ‘Wild Cornwall’), which together with a parallel wall forms a cut lane. You walk down this tunnel of a lane and into a passageway in the wall and thus into […]






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Mushroom Wheel

02/03/2001

Mixed media, hand written text and a mushroom spore print on paper, mounted on board in 12 segments. Specifically: – 365 found objects one for each day of the year on the two outer circumferences. Hand written diary entries in radiating lines from the central mushroom Spore print. 260 cm diam. 3 cm. deep – […]






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Rhythms of The Heart

01/03/2001

Monoprint from a digital print of an echocardiogram on canvas backed watercolor paper, with a rust spore print and radiating hand written text in rust ink, of all the herbs used for heart conditions, interwoven with a transcribed, Dictaphone diary of a 12 hour nursing shift on a cardiac ward at Conquest hospital, Hastings. 140 […]






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Landscapes of the Heart

01/03/2001

An echocardiogram monoprinted onto watercolor paper and maps of the Pyrenees, which are cut into strips and woven into a bowl. 85 x 60 cm.   Collection Conquest hospital  






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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






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Poison Pie

02/03/2000

Amanita muscaria spore print on black card with radiating lines of handwritten text in white ink listing all the poisonous fungi and their effect on the body.  – 82 x 82 cm  – private collection  






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Rockies Karakoram

01/03/2000

Two maps overprinted with an echocardiogram, cut into strips and woven into a bowl, set within a larger digitally printed echocardiogram.   160 x 100 cm,    Wellcome collection.






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Holding Light

Holding Light

01/01/2000

  Fabrica, Brighton, UK A 10m high woven double dome in hazel and willow as a one-month installation on the theme of shelter. Commissioned by Fabrica, funded by National Arts Lottery and Brighton & Hove Council.






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Ceylon 1- 3

02/03/1999

A linen backed copy of 1945 map of Ceylon from Charles Mackwood, with spore print and radiating hand written text in ink of childhood memories. Ceylon I – 100 x 62.5 cm – private collection – Ceylon II  an enlarged  version mounted on 25 aluminium panels – each 64.5 x 40,100 x 62.5 cmoverall, 325 x 200 cm […]






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