Timber-clad kindling and sparks fly like fire flies in the night of the new moon – light the only light in the fire, is the fire, and the only warmth is the fire, in the dark, and the fire catches fire, and the world catches fire, and so go the shapes, the shapes into ashes make new shapes from ashes in ashes – they blow and scatter on the north wind. SHAPES IN ASHES | collage | acrylic, ink, card & […]
Composition In Terracotta | collage with print | acrylic & paper on paper | A4 23 x 21 cm (9 x 8.5″) | April 2017 It was not a world Siew Tsin would have chosen to live in. But she did not want to be reborn, either, anymore than Junsheng did, anymore than all the other spirits showering gold and favours on hell officials so that they could stay where they were. Rebirth entailed a true death, the severing of one’s memory […]
MAKE SPACE | print | acrylic on card | A4 28.5 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5″) | April 2017 MAKE SPACE | collage with print | acrylic & card on card | A4 28.5 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5″) | April 2017 This week, when inspiration was floundering, along comes a Grecian influence via Scotland, introducing me to the music of Ukrainian Estas Tonne. You couldn’t make it up. Collage and Print, inspired by the track Make Space (feat. Peter Moore) […]
Recently on show at Modern Art Oxford, It’s Me To The World, including work by Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq and Richard Long… A polished graphite circle reflects from above a chalk-white linear labyrinth. Both SHIFT and Walking a Labyrinth are technically two-dimensional works and yet transcend the confines of 2-D. SHIFT by Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, reflects light and appears to hover like an ethereal portal or UFO, perceptually breaking free from the white gallery wall upon which it has been created. The […]
Homage To Josef Albers: Square October 2015 | collage: recycled tissue paper & Indian ink | 600dpi | 30 x 21cm (12 x 8″) Quadrilateral dreaming of square earth: all four corners are equal.