Sculpture & Video

Sculpture & Video

Twelve Little Murders and a Birdfeeder

Twelve Little Murders and a Birdfeeder

A drawn animation projected onto drawn plates on strips of wall paper, developing from an exchange of poems and drawings between poet Lesley Saunders and myself. It deals with domestic theatre – food and the act of eating and feeding, play, and the nurturing of the inanimate. The video shows clips from the projection.

Catch

Catch

Catch is a large scale sculpture made for the show Tivoli Fish Bar at Chapel on the Green, Glasbury. 2019, willow, silk, kid gloves, stuffing, 490x60x75cm

Ice Maiden

Ice Maiden

A looped animation that is projected onto the floor. The spoken words are “Ice Maiden” by poet Lesley Saunders.

The images are from the projection at Undegun and the Welsh National Eisteddfod 2019

Growth of a Cable

Growth of a Cable

A pencil wall drawing at Attic, Cardiff, 2013 as part of the installation GROWTH.

Crying Pipes

Crying Pipes

2013, copper pipes, glass eyes, water, syphon tubing, metal receptacles

Growth

Growth

A tree-like sculpture of variable height, in this instance roughly 2.5 metres, comprised of copper pipes. Every 2 minutes the tree shakes and different sounds come down the pipes. The soundtrack was provided by the band Quiet Marauder.

Crying

Crying

A crying wooden satellite dish first shown at the art event Frederick J Fredericks in 2011.

Receiver

Receiver

2010, automaton; wood, metal, hair, goat skin, quartz crystals, oil paint;
figure is 90 × 87 x h.112 cm

We Miss You

We Miss You

2010, satellite dish, jesmonite, oil paint, 56 × 46 x h.64cm

Stilts

Stilts

Wood, paint, recycled fur, glass eyes, modelling medium, surgical tape, 80×80×240cm, 2009

St Loge / Escape from the Woodshed

St Loge / Escape from the Woodshed

2002, Installation: wood, oil paint, string, glass eyes, stones, tv, video 9 mins

Crazy

Crazy

Installation at Penpont, Wales. Materials: plywood, paint

Cabinet 224

Cabinet 224

2003, mixed media

A Deep Breath

A Deep Breath

During the summer of 2002 I spent a month as artist in residence on Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island) which is known as the ‘island of 20 thousand saints’. This video features people on the island talking about Ynys Enlli and the presence of other worlds beyond our rational comprehension.

Nestlings

Nestlings

An installation at Plas Newydd, Llangollen, created while Artist-in-Residence. The famous ‘Ladies of Llangollen’ come back to visit their beloved home in the form of birds.

The Day St Isiona gave Answers

The Day St Isiona gave Answers

The artist, appearing as Saint Isiona, invited people on Bardsey Island to choose answers to their questions hidden on the underside of pebbles nestling in the cart that belonged to Sister Helen Mary, the last hermit to live on the island.

St Isonia

St Isonia

2002, wood, glass eyes, hair, string, 64 × 13 × 10 cm

Scenes from the life of St Isiona

Scenes from the life of St Isiona

Stills from a video project set on Ynys Enlli / Bardsey Island.

And in the Morning

And in the Morning


Installation and film stills from And in the Morning,

The film is divided into four shorts, the first one Say Goodnight is below, links to the other three are here:

2. Slipping into Water
3. Searching in Sleep
4. Morning