Week 3 writing workshop with Conor

Featured image: Affleck, mapping exercise, black ink, overlaid text in Photoshop CC 2018. Location St Benedict's Abbey, Fort Augustus ( built 1880)/ now The Highland Club Instructions . mapping exercise . site . orienting self 3 walks of 12 minutes each in the interior and exterior environments appropriate text follow same or different path, stop … Continue reading Week 3 writing workshop with Conor

Creative practice as research

Week 2 of Analysis of Contemporary Context module and notes from a Creative practice as research seminar. Afternoon free writing session After initial recoil of horror at having to be interactive while being online, this session was thought provoking, useful and I think I wrote some quite useful notes during the ‘automatic writing’. The dogs … Continue reading Creative practice as research

Panorama photographs

I've been working on graphics for the exhibition and have edited two photographs that I think communicate the vastness of the space, the flatness of the peat field with the parallel lines of the former peat cutting. The genius loci maybe? It was difficult to communicate with single photographs, these are panoramas.

More concrete poetry: moss flora fauna

This form is echoing the baulks and ditches of the peat banks, I transcribed a list of all the native flora and fauna I found in Lenzie Moss Management 2009-2014 Plan: http://www.friendsoflenziemoss.org.uk/docs/managementplan.pdf and History of Lenzie Moss: http://www.friendsoflenziemoss.org.uk/docs/History%20of%20Lenzie%20Moss.pdf. Amazingly I didn't know that there are many rare species that survive here in the nutrient poor environment. … Continue reading More concrete poetry: moss flora fauna