Deep calls to deep All your waves and billows have gone over me. Psalm 42 The first thing I noticed were the shining eyes. My wife Jill and I had just entered a shipping container which had been converted into a sewing school for Syrian refugees camped in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon. It was […]
Catch us the foxes, the little foxes, that ruin the vineyards. (Song of Songs 2:15) I hate a man covering his wife with violence as with a garment, says the Lord, the God of Israel. (Malachi 2:16) White linen at midnight my mother wrapped in it as inaccessible as the light thrown down from stars. […]
Pas de deux (a dance for two).
This body of work explores the conversation that occurs between us and a work of art. What happens when we truly engage in the presence of art. When we become vulnerable and in some sense inhabit it?
‘Could you tell me the name of this country?’ ‘Don’t you know?’ said the man. ‘It is Niggle’s Country. It is Niggle’s Picture, or most of it; a little of it is now Parish’s Garden.’ ‘Niggle’s Picture!’ said Parish in astonishment. ‘Did you think of all this, Niggle? I never knew you were so clever. […]