Posts Tagged ‘plants’

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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 […]






2016 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , , ,
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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: , , , , , ,
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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 […]






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

02/03/2011

The work is made from two related species of desert plant, Lycium pallidum and Lycium andersonii, which grow on The Nevada Nuclear Test site, and which were collected for me by Dr Lynn Fenstermaker. Over 2000 pieces of this thorny plant are suspended on nylon thread within a Perspex box. 70 x 70 x 216 […]






2011 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , | Tags: , , ,
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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 […]






2010 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Cloud 9

02/03/2010

1760 small mushrooms suspended on nylon thread in a Perspex box. – 30 x 30 x 90 cm – collection artist






2010 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , , | Tags: , , ,
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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 […]






2008 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , Comments (0)
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Boletus Circle and Howling at The Universe

01/09/2004

Boletus Circle –  2004   Mud screen print on artists paper, signed and numbered. 120 x 100cm. Ed. 2/6       £5000 Howling at the Universe, A homage to Kurt Schwitters          2009 Screen printed porridge on black paper. 120 x 100 cm. Ed. 2/6  –           […]






2004 | Mapping, Mushrooms, Works For Sale | Media: , | Tags: , ,
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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.                                                           […]






2002 | Mapping, Mushrooms, Mushrooms & Fingerprints, Prints, Works For Sale | Media: , , , , , | Tags: , , , , , ,
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Spore Grid

01/04/2000

    35 R type prints on 2mm. aluminium, from 2 cm. spore prints on glass slides. Each 39 x 39 cm. Overall grid – 101 x 81 cm – £18,000 available also as digital reprints in any combination –                               […]






2000 | Exhibitions, Mapping, Mushrooms, Works For Sale | Media: , , , | Tags: , , ,
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Five Sisters

02/03/1994

Willow and cow dung. Largest – 58 x 81 cm. Smallest- 40 x 33 cm. collection artist  






1994 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , , ,
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Kayak Bundles

02/03/1994

Willow and willow bark  – 198 x 15 x 10 cm – private collection    






1994 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , | Tags: , , , ,
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Air Vessel

02/03/1994

Willow, suspended on nylon thread – 518 x 56 x 30 cm –  collection artist  






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Cholla Bundles

02/03/1993

Cholla sticks, willow and yucca – 38.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm. – collection artist    






1993 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , ,
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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 […]






1991 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , ,
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Twenty Places, twenty herbs, twenty stones

27/01/1986

Basket made containing a stone from twenty places and made of plants collected from those places. Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland – silverweed.   Mount Caburn, Sussex – Salad Burnet.  Glastonbury, Somerset – Yarrow.  Auvernes, France – Ginseng.  Cevennes, France – Broom.  Friston Forest, Sussex – Wayfaring tree.  High Rocks, Kent – Yew.  Ben Alder, Scotland […]






1986 | Mapping, Vessels | Media: , | Tags: , , ,
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Medicine Wheel

02/03/1982

16th August 1982 – 15th August 1983 One natural object for each day of the year. twelve segments of paper, one for each month, made during that month from the pulp of particular plants. a mushroom spore print. 230 cm. diam. x 8 cm. deep – collection Leeds City Art Gallery  






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