Category: Sculpture

Cwm Cau

To spend a night on the mountain. To be a poet or a madman. Such is the reputation of the great Cadair Idris in mid-Wales. And in this small sculpture assembled from found wood I wanted to fix something from the experience of looking into the great Cwm Cau for the first time from the…


Agpalilik

This was a new sculpture specially created for Threshold Festival 2017 taking the form of a full-scale reproduction of the cross-section of the Agpalilik meteorite in the Danish Geological Museum, Copenhagen. The story of how the meteorite was identified, recovered and transported to Denmark in the 1960s is remarkable enough. This, and the object itself…


Stormwater

This small installation took many weeks of preparation. A glass vessel holds water from the Mersey collected during the Spring storms of 2015. The anger within is then cosseted in genuine Soay sheep yarn beautifully crocheted by Jean Emerson, and the whole bonded with a ruble and sealed by 1792 Liverpool conder token. Stormwater is…


Hirta

St Kilda is essentially manifested in Stone, Sea and Sky, the purest extension of which I seek to convey in Granite, Seawater and Air. Glass, Stone, Seawater, 33x23x13cm (2015)  ENQUIRE Hirta, the principal island of the St Kilda archipelago is here distilled into a perfect trinity of a block of granite, surmounted by a flask…


Boreray

To stumble across the basalt massif of the island of Boreray in a tiny craft is to peer beyond the veil in wonder. From authority, I hear this is a life-changing experience. In other works I have sought to explore the hidden beauty of this mountain materialised in the Atlantic. Sculpture then seemed an important…