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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. – William Shakespeare How do you solve a problem like Maria? How do you catch a cloud and pin it down? How do you find the word that means Maria? – Oscar Hammerstein II Kært barn har mange navne (Translation: A cherished child has many names) – … Continue reading How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

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Controlled Burn – a curator’s notes

Almost two months ago, the Glasgow School of Art was ravaged by a fire. At about the same time, I was asked to co-curate an exhibition featuring selected works by this year’s graduating artists and designers to be shown at the Burgh Hall in Dunoon. As a graduate myself in 2012, I had been chosen to show work at the same venue, so it was exciting … Continue reading Controlled Burn – a curator’s notes

Agnes Varda on Poetry and Cinema

It’s been far too long since I’ve been active on the blog. So many things have happened that there is too much to tell in one post. So I will get myself going with a barrage of visual inspiration that I’ve been gathering in the past few months. My work has been transitioning from the sculpture and installation back to photography and video lately. I … Continue reading Agnes Varda on Poetry and Cinema