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Wednesday, 31 August 2016
I'm very happy to show my latest papercut. It's the first in a series entitled "After the Bear Mountain Picnic." The series is going to reflect in a metaphorical way on the challenges and frustrations of contemporary life.
This papercut is 175x 83 cm, cut from painted grey paper.
Sunday, 26 June 2016
Friday, 1 January 2016
My work revolves around the idea of moving through a place, and since I've lived in London I've been fascinated by not only the physical commute but also just getting your mind around that crazy inward looking-ness of London. How do you as an individual psychologically negotiate it.
If you flick through my artwork you'll notice a lot of boats. This comes from being from landlocked Leicester. For me boats are a really appealing image that inspires movement and exploration. Someone recently said to me that "Leicester produces nomads that move to London". I'll go with that, but I think I'm just passing through.
A few months ago a boat sank on the canal near my house. Genuinely called "memory". This was the inspiration for this papercut "another million miles" and it's the start if a new series I'll be working on over 2016 as I continue bobbing through the Capitol.