Make Your Own is a series of 18 diagrams with texts. The diagrams depict stages in the making of an object. Each diagram is accompanied by three short texts, about three artists. I have anonymised each text* so they are now about a 'he', a 'you' and a 'she'. The photograph above is a draft version… Continue reading Make Your Own
Tag: Image & text
What is Art?
These are roughs for a project I did in 1997 for a short-lived magazine, Vice Versa. The portraits are of strangers I met in London, mostly on the Southbank. I explained the project to them and asked them if I could take their photograph. Some of them said no. I never knew their names. The… Continue reading What is Art?
Fragmentals* (walking and drawing)
This is a draft version of a piece of work that started with a walk. It's a collection of fragments including: a line drawing, drawings from observation and short texts by me and others. The line drawings were made while I walked, by slowly pushing a pen away from me, up a folded sheet of cartridge… Continue reading Fragmentals* (walking and drawing)
Grey Sketchbook 2 (video)
These images are stills from Grey Sketchbook 2 video (on Vimeo). The drawings in this sketchbook were done in February 2018, mostly while travelling around London. The text at the bottom of the pages are words I heard while doing the drawings, and sounds in the video are from recordings I made at the same… Continue reading Grey Sketchbook 2 (video)
Line drawing (return from Birmingham)
This drawing documents a train journey. I drew the vertical lines continuously as I travelled, drawing them freehand and trying to make them as straight as possible. I drew at a table, facing towards the back of the train. The wobbles in the lines correspond with movements that the train made as we traveled. They… Continue reading Line drawing (return from Birmingham)