CSA ONLINE Prompt 5: Flight, June 2020
3 pieces from the archive
An Arctic Tern can live for 25 years, and their migration paths can cover over a million kilometres - I wanted to explore this tremendous passing through day and night; dusk and dawn; heat and cold; motion and change. ’Over mountain and dark sea, the sun made our wings bronze’ (above) seeks to describe this transformation and the ‘becoming’ of migration.
Originally shown in 'Migrate' - a show at Cross St Arts Gallery as part of a collaboration with A6 Dialogue.
Fly to Heaven is from a tryptich of pieces produced for VS - a joint exhibition by New Art Spaces Leigh and Cross Street Arts in conjunction with Castlefield Galleries and NeoArtists, Bolton. This piece was shown alone.
And then he turned and flew away was produced during a monoprinting session. I think the title sums this one up ...