The Transparent Senses

How do we relate with our close ones when they are far, unreachable, and displayed to us through a flat screen designed to keep us safe, at distance? We see them, we talk to them, the information flow passes between us, courtesy of our advanced digital world. But how do we really keep in touch... Continue Reading →

From my roots: part one

This year seemed unlikely at first: from the constraints of our London abode, with no outside space, just a tiny flat where not even windows can be properly opened, the idea of South Bohemia, with its open landscape, became utopia. But as the lockdown rules across Europe started to relax, we took the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Cosmologist’s reflections on my new film

Having recently completed my short film Self-isolation Dinner, I have asked a selected number of interesting thinkers from different disciplines, to write a short response to the film. The idea is to offer different viewpoints on the work, so that the film is not an end in itself, but becomes an inspiration to dialogue, which... Continue Reading →

Shadow Ophelia

Having left Ophelia, dressed in white like a bride, as she drowned herself in a bowl of floating blossoms, in the middle of the lush Kensal Green cemetery in May 2018, she was briefly spotted again in Candid Arts Centre on 22nd February 2019. This time she was all in black and she was enclosed... Continue Reading →

Self-isolation Dinner – script

I wanted to share with you the latest poetic film script, which was inspired by the current lockdown and social distancing rules, while also continuing with my experiments using food and its ingestion as a means of transportation into interior worlds. I am very interested in the creative process and therefore find sharing different steps... Continue Reading →

Tangible Territory: being animated

In my last post I discussed some of the processes behind the concept of Tangible Territory within Blue Hour immersive installation, part of 36Q within Prague Quadrennial 2019. This next post reflects on what happened once Tangible Territory came to life, animated by human interactions. From the beginning, TT approach has been about openness, process... Continue Reading →

Food and embodiment – day 2

Tereza, Nuala and I spent the afternoon using unusual instruments to peel and dissect food. We are working towards a series of short films, exploring food and embodiment, and the blurring of boundaries between inside and outside, the surface and the interior. I became interested in some of the tools and props associated with beautification:... Continue Reading →

Film and embodiment: first explorations

Here are some work in progress images and short film clips from the latest explorations of various eating implements, created by artist Nuala Clooney,  Nuala employs materials for their symbolism and relationship to the body and her current practice has focused on tableware and eating implements, subverting them by playing with notions of carnal union,... 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 →

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