‘THERE WAS ONCE a town in the heart of America where all life seemed to live in harmony with its surroundings. The town lay in the midst of a checkerboard of prosperous farms, with fields of grain and hillsides of orchards where, in spring, white clouds of bloom drifted above the green fields. ‘In autumn, oak and maple and birch set up a blaze of color that flamed and flickered across a… Read More
“It ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we’re talking about when we talk about love.” – Raymond Carver This week I’d like to talk about love. Well, really the current show in IMMA, What We Call Love. I went to see this show a few weeks ago and I find myself repeatedly thinking back to it. Wolfgang Tillmans, Central Nervous System, 2013 It was one… Read More
In recent discussions with Fearghal, I felt that I had become somewhat blind to the natural world around me and decided then that I would try and pay more attention to my surroundings and overall become more mindful of the little things. It is easier at this time of year, when nature and its shifts and changes are very obvious – a time when it really makes itself known to us. No… Read More
This week I would like to share some research images and inspiration for the project. Spencer Tunick – Desert Spirits, 2013. Sally Mann, Family Pictures, 1984-1991 Ron Mueck, Boy, 1999. Alice Maher, Cassandra’s Necklace, 2012 Mark Rothko, (Red, Orange), 1968 Leslie Hall Brown, RE-VISIONING series.