Early May…cold breeze, small eddy, apple blossom overhanging
A hot, still day. Not much water in the creek today. Cool and dark where it passes under a railway track – I sit and play with the echoes, trains and birds.
Equinox afternoon, the river is full after recent rain. The main current is fast and deep, i explore the edges where the inside of a meander is slower and the water actually travels back upstream. There’s a large root reaching out from the bank, catching leaves and catkins, i rest the neck of the guitar here and there’s a quiet reflection of events…
westerly wind… I set upon the bank, a small sapling moved by the wind and river eddies occasionally brushes the guitar, gusts play the open strings, channelled along the river bank and surface
Following the rapid flooding of the valley, where a herd of horses were marooned in the field opposite, the rivers course is strangely visible, detritus washed downstream, undergrowth flattened and the water clear, blue and in the shade, dark. Dulais means the black-blue river, and today, it is…
Under the bridge where the Dulais meets the Afon Cych, late autumn sun and cold feet…
Matthews Hill Reserve, Sunshine. Upstream from the fire. Broken bottles and banjo frogs
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Waking Pan Whilst Glyn Vivian Gallery was in a process of major refurbishment a number of artists were invited to respond to the building in transition whilst the collection was removed and taken into storage. In the summer of 2011, on a tour of Glyn Vivian Gallery with Archivist Raymond Jones, we came across a […]
Last June we installed 2 of the coedmor sound pieces (young ravens with zither and gatewaind banjo) in an old shed on wheels overlooking Frenni Fawr and in the old barn, with speakers above head placed in an old bucket. The exhibition ‘Basic Human Needs’ took place at Blaenffos Permaculture market garden, hosted by Debbie Rees and Julian Mckenny;’The exhibition Basic Human Needs considers as a starting point Chilean ecological economist Manfred Max Neefs’ concept of fundamental human needs, how we try to satisfy those needs and how those needs might be satisfied in a way that is positive for all life.’