Friday 19 July 2024

Nahven, my spider daughter

 



Nahven, my spider daughter
82 x 82 cm, oil on board




Tuesday 2 July 2024

Gravel Pit Understories

After work I found a quiet place in an old, overgrown gravel pit. Using leaf litter, and whatever natural debris is strewn about me, I’m meditatively organising these things until a sort of harmony is reached.


24 June 2024








The sound textures accompanying the film clips were created using my voice in a similarly free and spontaneous manner, conjuring up how it felt to compile each ephemeral array. 
 

25 June 2024





Initiating this land art arose from a desire to evolve my encephalic cleansing and spend meaningful time being tactile with nature. 


26 June 2024






28 June 2024




29 June 2024




While piecing together the final assemblage, I repeatedly heard popping sounds in the long grass around me. At first I thought it was twigs falling from the trees, but it was actually seed pods exploding. I only realised this because the seed pods I’d placed in the gravel pit portal burst in front of my eyes, surprising me.








Film, photography & sound by 
Gaynor Perry


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