Baby slippers

When I was six and a half, my parents sold our house in an Oxfordshire village and moved us to the spa town of Malvern in Worcestershire. We went from living in a modern stylish light and airy house in a sleepy hamlet that could barely sustain a shop and pub even in the 1960s, to a massive Edwardian chunk that sat on the main road to Worcester, in a place made of hills, redolent with the twang of banjo. Everything is massive when you are 6. Even babies are big and bulky. I had been used to a manageable …

Statements of intense.

Had to write an artists statement for the exhibition in Estonia.  Nightmare. I’m putting this up to a) encourage me to think about it more and write something more coherent and b) to remind myself that my statement, like my CV, needs constant polish.  Here goes…. Moi As an artist I am interested in investigating the effect that the surfaces art is placed on has upon the final work.  I begin with film but even that is a complex choice as even now in the world where digital is king there are decisions to be made: colour, black and white, …