Posts Tagged ‘vortex’
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, […]
2016 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: earth, installation, logs, trees, Whirlpool | Tags: earth work, ecology, environmental, installation, landscape, sculpture, vortex
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 […]
2016 | Commissions, Uncategorized, Works Outside | Media: earth, grass, plants, stone, trees | Tags: earth work, environmental, land art, landscape, sculpture, vortex
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 […]
2014 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: earth, stone, trees | Tags: earth work, environmental, land art, landscape, sculpture, vortex, whirlpool
Carbon Pool, was commissioned by Le Domaine Chaumont sur Loire for the area of the Pres du Goualoup. It is situated close to Jujiko Nakaya’s Japanese garden. The site was chosen because of the clump of pines which present a living circle of trees. What was sensed was an idea of entropy – the trees […]
2014 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: trees, wood | Tags: vortex, whirlpool
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 […]
2011 | Commissions | Media: coal, logs | Tags: environmental, land art, political, sculpture, vortex, whirlpool
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.
2011 | Exhibitions | Media: ashes, dust, logs, print | Tags: digital print, environmental, installation, landscape, mushroom, vortex, wall drawing, whirlpool, works on paperComments (0)
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 […]
2010 | Commissions | Media: slate | Tags: earth work, environmental, land art, sculpture, vortex, whirlpoolComments (0)
Installation view of Of Earth and Blood – fingerprints made with hand prints in two colors of local earth. Museum Artiumof Álava, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
2008 | Exhibitions | Media: earth | Tags: earth, environmental, fingerprint, installation, landscape, micro/macro, political, vortex, wall drawingComments (0)
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.
2008 | Videos | Media: HD video | Tags: environmental, flow pattern, landscape, video, vortex, wave
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
2008 | Videos | Media: HD video, video | Tags: environmental, flow pattern, landscape, video, vortex, wave
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 […]
2005 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: grass, logs | Tags: earth work, environmental, ephemeral, growing, land art, sculpture, vortex, whirlpool
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). […]
2005 | Commissions, Works Outside | Media: willow | Tags: earth work, environmental, ephemeral, land art, sculpture, vortex, woven
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. […]
2005 | Videos | Media: SD video | Tags: environmental, flow pattern, landscape, mushroom, spore print, video, vortex, wave
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: earth, pine needles, sticks, stone | Tags: earth, environmental, fingerprints, installation, landscape, micro/macro, vortex, wall drawing
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
2004 | Exhibitions | Media: drawing, slate, work on paper | Tags: environmental, installation, landscape, mushrooms, text, vortex, whirlpoolComments (0)
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.