From a Distance: The Woanderer 2021 8 incomplete works made for Performance Drawing 2021 at C4rd London.
Walking Drawing 2002
Revisiting Richard Long and Hamish Fulton’s 1967 Art Walk from Central Saint Martins to Radlett, simultaneously walking and drawing.
Line Down Manhattan 2003
Walking the length of Manhattan dragging a lump of raw chalk- walking a line on New Year’s Eve, drawing out the old year.
Drawing The Resolution (Lifesize deck plan of Cook’s ship on Margate Sands) 2006
For Margate festival, an action intended to conjure a resolution for the immigrants held in Margate’s holding hotel.
Drawing your Desire 2006
Inspired by artist Christian Nold, drawing pedestrian trail’s through Chelsea quadrant with a lump of raw chalk.
Letter To Rachel 2006
Responding to Rachel Lowe’s Letter to an Unknown person #5 (1998) in which she draws the passing landscape on the window of a moving car.
Drawing The Retreat 2006
Re-drawing a lane called The Retreat, which once led from Deptford Creek Road through an orchard to a nunnery. Long demolished the site was now ravaged by developers, the quixotic action hoped to lay a moment of calm to the place.
Lost Borrowed and Found 2006
For Southwark Council Architecture week 2006 – gypsum drawings on different parks, of buildings and ships connected to the Borough. Above is a life size deck plan of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s ship The SS Great Britain.
Rupert’s Flight 2006
A memorial for Rupert Brooke – drawn on the day of his death (April 23rd) on the street outside my house under the flight path to Heathrow. The words to his poem ‘If I should die think only this of me’, written round the wings of the plane.
House in Search of Belonging 2006- 2010
Inspired by 70’s New England (where I had seen people buy land clear the bush and build A frame homes) – and also artist Andre Cadere’s Barres de Bois, I constructed a drawing of a house from sticks, into various sites significant to my life.
The Smallness of Being There 2006
For the Exhibition Trace at the Steven Lawrence Gallery Greenwich- remembering an expedition I took part in that sailed from The Arctic into Greenwich, conjuring and layering time and narrative through drawing and documentation.
C4RD November Song 2008
For an online residency at C4RD, a musical score constructed from daily drawings of sounds in my garden, and then interpreted into vocal sounds in a performance at C4RD.
Love a South London Driftsong 2008
Words of Love: Penda (Swahili) Lifd (Dutch) Khoshmaye (Kurdish) Jacal (Somali) Charbliheh (Norwegian) Mina (Pashtu) Prem (Hindi) Habb (Egyptian) Szeretlek (Hungarian) Kaadhal (Tamil) Sayang (Malaysian) Fiker (Ethiopian) Dueces (Persian) Fikr (Amharic) Lek (Hungarian) Anbu (Tamil) Misuri (Swahili) Rakkaus (Finnish) Love (English) Aroha (Maori) Chikonde (Malawi) Ljubav (Croatian) Iubire (Romanian) Eu(Vietnamese) Ahava (Hebrew) Eguono (Yoruba) Esso (Spanish) Bagnala (Senegalese) Ask (Turkish) Caru (Welsh) Anpu (Lows) Adaraya (Senegalese) Obicham (Bulgarian) Sevgi (Uzbekistan) Ai (Japanese) Kwagaala (Luganda) Mehboob (Urdu) Sarang (Korean) Mara (Uganda) Hub (Arabic) Pyaaar (Punjabi) Cint (Malay) Ife (Yoruba) Mohabhat (Hindi) Kocham (Polish) Currla (South India) Ishiq (Hindi) Mhabba (Maltese) Houd (Dutch) Kaerlighed (Danish) Nakupedda (Swahili) Prem (Gujarati) Hub(Arabic) Dustarm (Persian) Agapi (Greek) Amor (Portuguese) Meile (Lithuanian) Amore (Spanish) Liefde (Afrikaans) Bhalobasha (Bengali) Ai (Mandarin) Afulaminyai (Igbo) Uthando (Ndebeli) Luck ( Thai) T umakhay (Indian) Liubov (Russian) Mahal (Philippine) Rudo (Shona) Nila (Czech) Liebe (German) L’amour (French)Karlek (Swedish) Hob (Arabic) Odo (Ghanaian) Gra (Irish) Bife (Mali) Koham (Polish) Alskar (Swedish) Ima (Ibibio) Mikvavxar (Georgian).
Lethaby Soundings 2008
Vocal sound drawing in the Lethaby gallery responding to thermal imagery
Dissenters Driftsong 2009
Multivoiced Driftsong vocally sounding in response to ambient noises heard through Bunhill Fields (the Dissenters Graveyard), where William Blake, Daniel Defoe John Bunyan and Susannah Wesley are buried.
Concordia Stairwell 2010
Finding a standing vocal wave in Concordia Universities stairwell.
Vocally sounding in response to the mechanical sounds of Parks Radio Telescope as it moved to relocate its listening gaze.
Wave for Ned Kelly 2010
Vocally locating and sounding a standing wave in Ned Kelly’s Cell in Melbourne Prison.
Whispering Song 2010
Whispering with sound and image recording devices between two whispering Dishes at Narrobri Observatory NSW
Montreal Driftsong 2010
Art and Cartography Workshop Concordia Montreal – participants clustering and Driftsinging.
Planet Earth Is Blue 2013
A series of visual reinterpretations triggered by paradolia and inspired by images of earth taken by astronaut Chris Hadfield from the International Space Station.