Posts Tagged ‘text’

The book

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: , , , , , ,
detail Wave particle

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 […]






2014 | Exhibitions | Media: | Tags: , , , , ,
Rachel

Cradle of Humankind

28/05/2014

While doing a residency at The Nirox Foundation, within the Cradle of Humankind outside Johannesburg in 2012, I asked nine people I came in contact with, to either write something about themselves,  hand written or typed, or  I interviewed them and transcribed the interview from notes. I took a photograph of each of the nine […]






2014 | Prints, Text & Words | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , ,
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Drawing on Ideas

10/02/2012

Royal British Society of Sculptors With William Mackerell and Simon Linington This was an open submission show which featured two sets of work based on an idea. I showed Destroying Angel Trinity and Destroying Angel Nevada.  






2012 | Exhibitions, Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , ,
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 […]






2011 | Exhibitions | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , , ,
The methane eater

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

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: , , , , , , , , , ,
looking south from eaval

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






2010 | Prints, Text & Words | Media: | Tags: , , , ,
looking north from Eaval

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 […]






2010 | Prints, Text & Words | Media: | Tags: , , , ,
land_and_water

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






2010 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , ,
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 […]






2008 | Exhibitions | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments (0)
Life_in_the_field_of_death

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 1

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: , , , , , , , , , ,
Life in the Presence of Death

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: , , , , , ,
Explorers at the Edge of the Void

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

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: , , , , , , , , ,
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Amanita phalloides

02/03/2006

Amanita mushroom spore print on Artist black card with radiating lines of, hand written text in white ink. collection artist






2006 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , | Tags: , , ,
volcanoes_of_iceland

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: , , , , , , ,
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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Destroying Angel Trinity

Destroying Angel Trinity

02/03/2003

Digitally printed mushroom spore prints and hand written words in white ink and pencil on canvas. In three parts, each 170 x 170 cm –  collection artist  






2003 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , ,
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 […]






2003 | Books & Cards, Works For Sale | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,
mushroom_wheel

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 – […]






2001 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
Rythms of the Heart

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 […]






2001 | Heart, Mapping, Maps, Mushrooms | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
poison_pie

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  






2000 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , | Tags: , , , ,
Ceylon I

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 […]






1999 | Mapping, Maps, Mushrooms, Mushrooms & Fingerprints, Prints, Text & Words | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , ,
Edge of Chaos

Edge of Chaos

01/03/1999

   Ink cap spore print and hand written words in ink on canvas backed paper impregnated with peat and ink. The pattern on the left is from a cross section through the apex of the human heart and the words list all the winds from different cultures in the world. On The right the pattern […]






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

Nature Culture

02/03/1998

spore print with words in rust ink overlaid with Japanese tissue paper and black ink (Chinese character kokoro means mind / heart / soul).  made in collaboration with Myojin Ok, – 82 x 82 cm  – private collection






1998 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , ,
5 cards

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: , , , , , ,
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Ink Caps

02/03/1995

Ink Cap 1  1995  –  Ink cap spore print and hand written text (ink cap) in spore ink on watercolor paper. – 56 x 76 cm Inc Cap 2  1996  – Ink Cap spore print and hand written text in Ink Cap ink on card.  – 56 x 76 cm. collection artist.






1995 | Mapping, Mushrooms | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , ,
mushroom_circle

Mushroom Circle

02/03/1993

Spore print and hand written text in radiating lines in brown ink on white paper. The text lists all the names of European brown-spored mushrooms. – 56 x 56 cm.  – private collection There is also a twin work with white spores on black card  






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