DIGGING DEEP

Having spent the last 6 months dismantling my house contents in order to be light enough to move, cutting through the layers at Sudborough Green Lodge to make a fire pit was particularly pertinent.

Seeing the connection between what exists below our feet and what we construct around us was inspiring. It got me thinking about where the rural and urban co-exist, where urban culture and rural landscapes fuse. Although we have marked 80% of the earth's surface, the layers underneath support all those interventions whether rural or urban.

Maybe those layers could be made into structures with social and political lives. Maybe they could tell a story, make a statement, cut to the chase with a strength underpinned by the nature of their embedded materiality. Depends on which platform these structures are put...

RECIPE for ART

Ofton Festival: I was talking to young children, 5-7 year olds. They were thinking critically about ingredients for art. 2D? material? moving? people? And then they could see the drift of the conversation. Yes! This participation is ART...