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 […]
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…
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 […]
Calling Tree is a peripatetic performance project that engages with places, people and wild life and attempts to reveal complex webs of ecological relationships and atmospheres present through a series of performance residencies in significant urban trees. Beginning in 2014 in a large sentinel oak tree in Betws Y Coed in North Wales, the work […]
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Off Site Project for Oriel Davies, Newtown Powys, Wales. 4 March 2010 “During the winter of 2005 I spent 3 weeks in Northern Quebec on the Rouge Matawan hunting reserve in the Laurentian hills as part of an artists’ residency exchange with Wales based group ointment and Boreal Art Natur Quebec. An enduring memory of […]
PINGS springs directly from the geographical distance between two collaborators. Working directly from their locales they explore the physical space between them through rivers and air and a range of other terrains with their own qualities, such as the web, phone, post, and the less tangible links of memory and synchronicity. In January 2008 the […]
Over 23 days in September 2002 i walk from home in Abercych along the old cattle drover’s roads to Smithfield market in London. Accompanied by fellow artist Peter Bodenham and his Jack Russell terrier, Gertie we push a stuffed goose in a hand cart we walk over 300 miles along paths, tracks and […]
Dulais Dusk consists of a video of Whitehead’s guitar at 5-5.45pm GMT on November 8th on the banks of the river Dulais, West Wales. The video was presented with live sound treatments at 5-5.45pm at Loop Bar (23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Australia) as part of the Electundra 2007 festival.