British Ambassador’s Residence, Bratislava
With Louise Ritchie SSA President.
Colours of another sky Kasir Blue
Colours of another sky Kasir Gold
Colours of another sky Kasir Green
Colours of another sky Kasir Orange
Colours of another sky Kasir Pink
Lights will guide you home goats
Lights will guide you home tower
remembered places arches
remembered places balcony
The damp seeps olive store
The damp seeps olive store
Edinburgh Printmakers Union St, Edinburgh.
One of the hardest things to do is to look back and not mythologize. Memory plays tricks on you. You start by acquiring memories that are not your own, blending them in, making them your own, seamlessly. Unobtrusively, they become one with the reality you had thought you had misremembered.
Photography was once thought to be truth, thought to be the antidote to lost memories, a reflection on what was real, true, unquestionably accurate, but it has long been proven to be the contrary.
The series of images on show are just that, they are a reflection of a specific time, specific place, a snapshot of a memory, a caught breath, a quick gasp, a moment of light, captured. These images are my memory, or what I wish my memory to be, but are they? I collect these … Read More »
Morton award for new lens based art administered through the RSA.
Series of black and white liquid light photographs with screen-print, and 18 minute film (everyanysomenowhere) the images are of a few places i have revisited over the years, capturing the changes memory and reality play in creating a nostalgia called home the film everyanysomenowhere retraces a journey taken with childhood friends Paul Ajlouni and Banan Alkhatib many years ago, reflecting the nostalgic elements that make revisiting a precious place so difficult.
Working on hospital series, photographing the places I had worked in at the rie, and highlighting the decline, change and disappearance of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from Laurieston Place Edinburgh. Now rapidly turning into an elaborate and expensive complex of residential properties, when once it was full of life, births and deaths, for over 200 years.
Artist in Residence
George Watson’s College, Edinburgh
Working within the school curriculum, introducing printmaking and photography to the senior secondary pupils, culminating in two end of year exhibitions of my own work and work of the pupils.
7 month artist residency funded by SAC and Paul Hamlyn foundation. a residential residency in Huntly, rural Aberdeenshire, part of cultural diversity working closely with the local community, engaging the local schools with workshops, and with the local businesses and camera club, culminating in an exhibition debate and publication.
various: liquid light on paper, screen printing, stitching, sash windows,
first solo exhibition after graduation.
following on from the cameo show, the hospital series expanded: more photographs taken, documenting the further changes to the venerable old lady: the old royal infirmary.
all work cyanotype (architect blue print material) with some screen printed elements, invisible thread, ribbon.