Art Work

This means something. This is important.

‘I can’t describe it, what I’m feeling and what I’m thinking, this means something! This is important’ are the words of Roy Neary played by the actor Richard Dreyfuss in the 1977 science fiction film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. In the film Neary is depicted as an adult who never really grew up, […]


Print is Dead Series

‘Prints are like repeated stories, passed on from one to another, sometimes accurate recordings, other times with added variations and distortions, either by design or accident. Working within a series, prints become a game of whispers, each story retold, misheard and elaborated on to create new meaning and context’.
(The Mechanical Hand, 2012)


Ray Kinsella

‘The model is an in between form, it shifts between disciplines’
(Ian Kiaer, 2009)


Roombeek Series

‘The first time he saw her, he saw her in a photograph. He had seen her before, at her job, but there she didn’t come across or measure up anywhere near as well as she did in her picture. Behind her desk she was too real to look at […] He had to have her on paper, a material with a flat seamless surface […] a physical location which could represent her resemblance all in one place […] a place that had the chances of looking real, but a place that didn’t have any specific chances of being real’
(R. Prince)


Murmurs from Earth

‘This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours’.
(J. Carter, 1977)


The Human Printer

‘First we shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.’ (M. McLuhan, 1964)


Stretch out with your feelings

‘Put simply ‘surface’ tends to be conflated with the superficial and the artificial, ‘depth’ with their counterparts, ‘deep’ meaning and ‘the real’.
(R. Pelzer-Montada, 2008)


Remastered

‘The defining aspect of an object is what it is used for e.g. scale, material, look – using their functionality as a device to make art from.’
Michael Craig-Martin