Across the Unseen Sea

A full version of my film Across the Unseen Sea (2014) is now online. The film builds on a multi-sensory immersive performance I conceived and designed together with a number of key collaborators, and which took place on a single evening, at a unique London location and involved a small number of selected guests. The central... Continue Reading →

Moving Water

Here are some stills from a series of three art participation events entitled Moving Water, inspired by our sensory, embodied relationship to water. These took place between 19th - 21st June 2014, at the October Gallery, London. Moving Water offered a moving, embodied sensory experience of our biological, psychological, cultural understanding of water through handling sculptural vessels that contain water. Made... Continue Reading →

Icelandic Dining Exploration

"Welcome on this adventure of unsettling perceptions across the unseen sea. Touch, explore, be curious. Bon Voyage!" This is a little post to mark the beginning of a journey that begun on Sunday 24th November, 2013, in Blacks Club, London. This exploration engaged 24 specially selected explorers (and 24 initiated guides) who took them on... Continue Reading →

Poetry in Truth

Poetry in Truth - Truth in Poetry A short excerpt from Edgar Allan Poe's highly inspired Eureka. The sense of the symmetrical is an instinct which may be depended on with an almost blindfolded reliance. It is the poetical essence of the universe – of the universe which, in the supremeness of its symmetry, is... Continue Reading →

The Magic Mountain

“What then was life? It was warmth, the warmth generated by a form-preserving instability, a fever of matter, which accompanied the process of ceaseless decay and repair of albumen molecules that were too impossibly complicated, too impossibly ingenious in structure. It was the existence of the actually impossible-to-exist, of half-sweet, half-painful balancing, or scarcely balancing,... Continue Reading →

On the relationships of science and art

On the relationships of science and art, an excerpt from David Bohm's On Creativity "I have personally discovered that through talking with artists and correspondence with them, as well as through seeing their work, I have been greatly helped in my scientific research. The main effect of these contacts was to lead me to look... Continue Reading →

Genius Loci (Cílek)

Bees of the Invisible – Awakening of a Place (part 1) By Václav Cílek A place is a place in the heart, it is a relationship. More than thirty years ago – I am almost afraid to write that number, that’s how long it is – I started to wander across Bohemia. In those days... Continue Reading →

Generation – art, science and embodiment

I am currently preparing an exhibition together with my colleague Rosalyn Driscoll, entitled Generation. It consists of a series of videos projected onto sculptures made of rawhide. We have been looking at the ancient Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone as a trigger to explore the bonds and tensions between four generations of women. In... Continue Reading →

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