During the lockdown, I used my daily walks to observe the spring a little more closely, I think we all did, I just added magnification, by putting things that I found into the gates of slide projectors, leaves, blossom, flowers, feathers, grass, seeds, lichen, plastic and projecting them several feet across, you can see hidden […]
A dual square screen video piece filmed at Hawthorn Dean in County Durham on one of my ocean plastic collections.
I was asked to create some custom projections and screens for a DVD shoot of Jo Hamilton at Durham Cathedral, as part of Durham Brass Festival and to get ready for her 2nd album. There was a brass band hidden behind a scrim screen that reached the full height of the cathedral. I created a […]
Gala Gallery, Durham wonder : wander is an immersive installation about finding sanctuary in walking. The commission is in response to Gala Gallery’s biannual Open Call exhibition for artists living or working in County Durham. The work responds to Durham’s 2020 celebration of The Year of Pilgrimage and the Northern Saints by creating a contemporary […]
Made for the Manchester Asian Arts Triennial 2011. Projected onto a circle of sugar on the floor of the gallery.Concept by Tasawar Bashir and Brian DuffyAudio/Visual instrument by Chris PlantPerformance recorded live at Jodrell Bank Observatory Nov 2011, ending a 2 month installation there where the piece was played by incoming radio telescope data.Inspired by […]
Winner of Lighting Design Awards 2015 International Project Of The Year Exterior, lovely to work with Nick, Claudia and Cesar!
I was asked by fellow Brilliant fellow, Mick Stephenson, to bring some work to the Staithes Art Festival this year. He has been curating the night time light art for the past 6 festivals. I took along Harmonic Portal, and the wands from Frequency Response reprogrammed for a cluster arrangement reminicent of a peice by […]
Geneva Lux saw Harmonic Portal at Lumeire London, and commisioned me to make some for their yearly light festival. They will now be part of the program there for the next 4 years. I found a beautiful wall to display them on, the history of which is that it is the location the French invasion […]
The Wholesale Markets in Birmingham shut down in July 2018, Friction Arts documented the last year of the markets, and created a performance based on that work for a closing celebration. I was asked to make a piece responding to my memories of the markets, I decided to celebrate the carboot sales that used to […]