Monthly Archives: December 2010

Patrick Hughes

You can search for his stuff online or on youtube.  To be honest unless you see it in real life you probably wont feel it.  Video is the next best – here is a good one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv1dMR3CMfc&feature=fvst Undeniably powerful, but they … Continue reading

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Martin Creed

Martin Creed;s vomit video was the trigger that led to the work on Physiognomy that was shown on Wirksworth in Derbyshire. Although Creed’s work has a diaristic element in that all the works are titled in series as work no.840 … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha 2008 – meditation on the removal of one hair

This was an early presentation piece done for Swansea Met in 2008 I think.  I have finally managed to pirate video it from powerpoint to a movie file.  So here it is.  I think this is quite interesting in places, … Continue reading

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The Nottingham synaesthetia project

Run at Backlit galleries in Nottingham in its earliest incarnation this project was in addition to the Luscher test project.  In this project people were asked to select a tone on a keyboard to represent their favourite and least favourite … Continue reading

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The Nottingham Luscher project

This video is fairly self explanatory.  it was run as a project in the backlit galleries in Nottingham. Many thanks to them for the opportunity. This clip is 15 minutes long and features a description with the cycling of the … Continue reading

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Artist to Artist

This is me talking about my work in the Bath exhibition, which was part of the Fringe Arts Bath Festival 2010. This was a bit of an experiment and I think I will try it again at some point, but … Continue reading

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The reverse perspective light boxes

These three videos show the light boxes that I made for the Bath Fringe Festival in 2010.  These combine influences from James Turrell and Patrick Hughes.  Much more subtle than a Patrick Hughes illusion painting.  I will probably post some … Continue reading

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A short video exploring motion

A very short video exploring the perception of motion…(and shoegazing).  Note how the walkway becomes a treadmill, as the feet are fixed and the slats are moving.  Also I think there is a bit of a an optical illusion, the one … Continue reading

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The complete spectrum series as of 2010

All eight paintings together.  Conceived as a point of departure from still life painting this series consists of eight canvases each painted a different colour, chosen to represent a specific key (primary/pure) hue.  Green Black Blue Orange Purple White Yellow … Continue reading

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An abstract for a report into my work and its context

“How do you know that what I see as red is what you see as red?” This familiar question asks one of most fundamental philosophical questions about perception.  We all know that red is a colour, but what is a … Continue reading

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