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A trip to Westray allowed time to enjoy some fulmar flypasts and quiet reeding (or are they rushes?). Thank you to Sandy and Willie for a break in their lovely cottage in Pierowall bay – St Clair’s.
This exhibition, on now in Kirkwall at the Old Library, is the culmination of the work of all 174 first year pupils at Kirkwall Grammar School who worked over several months exploring the townscape heritage of Kirkwall. This project, funded by Kirkwall THI, began some months ago with architect Leslie Burgher talking to pupils about … Continue reading
To accompany the showing of Agnés Varda’s The Gleaners and I, a workshop looking at what can be gleaned from old magazines to re-imagine Papay, gathering archive and found images to reveal an unexpected harvest. Saturday 16 Feb 2-4pm Kelp Store, Papay.
image: The Merlin II through rainy windows at the Pier Arts Centre It’s that time of year, the Open Exhibition at the Pier Arts Centre. Word is that it is bigger than ever this year. I’ve entered these two single edition photographs taken from Alfie’s Pier, Stromness. From Alfie’s Pier I From Alfie’s Pier II … Continue reading
The talk in Westray tonight is off – to be rescheduled for a less stormy day!
image: Grobust beach, Westray I’m heading to Westray this Friday to give an illustrated talk at the Graand Owld Byre. See you there. The talk is all about photographers from Orkney or photographers who have made work in Orkney, it’s a timeline of photography here in a way. The talk revolves around the amazing resource … Continue reading
I’m happy to be exhibiting in Solisquoy Printmakers’ latest show ‘Edge’ at Northlight Gallery in Stromness. The show runs 22 September to 3 October. The print I’ll be showing is one of a series of single edition grass collagraphs. I’ve been thinking about grasses a fair bit for a future project suggested by poet Valerie … Continue reading