Select Show Camberwell Space UAL London

I am very happy to announce that Mind Mirror (Step Back and Breathe in the Atmosphere of Your Own Meaning) has been chosen by the jury for the Select Show at Camberwell Space. Our MA show runs from 11th – 17th July, however, the Select Show runs through the Summer, from 11th July until 27th […]

Circular – Cyclical – Circadian

from rhythm, to flow (also to flood), to circular, to cyclical, to circadian: circular /ˈsəːkjʊlə/ Learn to pronounce adjective adjective: circular 1. having the form of a circle. “the building features a circular atrium” synonyms: round, disc-shaped, disc-like; More (of a movement or journey) starting and finishing at the same place and often following roughly the circumference of an […]

There’s a Poem for That – TEDEd

The below is interesting, connecting with previous post and for correspondences with my own videos soon to be shown at the Summer show. Will post them up when completed – there are 9 of them, There’s a poem for That – the below being one from the TEDEd initiative:      

The History of Writing

Being always interested in the origin of things this article caught my attention, prompting me to note down an exhibition I would like to visit this Summer at the British Library. Note to self: Before writing was invented poetry/song was performed, fluid. Then with writing it became fixed, the audience a more remote imagined presence; […]

Continuous with origin

I have been focused on concluding paintings and now also a number of works that have been suspended over a period of time.  I am now able to approach these works and conclude them, showing the maintenance of connection with origin that is at the heart of pictopoiesis. These, as yet unconcluded paintings, each in […]

A Significant Difference

There is a significant difference in quality between the digital files I habitually post (as in 2nd image below) and the high res files (immediatley below). The high re files allow for closer scrutiny of fine detail (enlargement in the header image) giving a better idea of the painting (123 x 125 cm) in real life, not possible using the lower […]

Out of Pictopoiesis

it is incredible how a call to action such as the Summer show in thirteen weeks time really galvanises. For me this is all the more the case for the contrast of approach this represents relative to my normal practice; the painting being a painstakingly slow, absorbing production, each large painting maybe taking several months. […]

Awaiting its Conclusion

The painting started off with a visual of the six persimmons, round things. I have brought the painting to its current state and been cogitating on it at length and now see how I can bring it to its inevitable conclusion. The painting itself becomes the subject matter such that its conclusion was impossible to […]