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Natural Sound…

I spend the last few days in Pembrokeshire, right by the sea, listening to purely natural sound, perhaps the odd tractor of a nearby farm. Natural sounds that I became aware of were the wind, birdsong, waves, water ‘licking’ rocks in the sea as water spiralled in a...

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Sound-Installation…press Start

Big day…the whole team ‘Sound-Installation-Gloucester-Cathedral-Crypt’ met in the crypt, slyde, whispering gallery of Gloucester Cathedral thanks to Helen Jeffreys our contact to the cathedral we were able to freely start exploring sound, song, voice and the acoustics...

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Moving between two materials…Light…Sound…

Over the last few months I found myself quietly drawing away in the early morning hours. At times in total silence with my focus on the light falling on a black sheet of paper. Initially I drew with the big lights in the studio switched on as this was...

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Sound…Music…Voice

My first memory of sound being recorded are the recordings my dad made. I remember the clicking of the recorder as he pressed the buttons, ready for me to answer some questions into a microphone after he tested it ‘Eins Zwei Drei’. I was just about able to put some...

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Ciao Pietrasanta

Ciao Pietrasanta Quickly, I am putting all my things together this morning, I could not bare thinking about leaving last night…the train leaves Pietrasanta at 8am. I just about manage to fill the last bits of space in my bag with freshly baked pizza for my family....

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Pietrasanta day 7

Pietrasanta day 7 So, this is really my last day working here for now. By now I am certain I want to come back one way or another to work here, life here for some time. Going to the workshop has become a routine, I am glad I was able to focus in on some work and that...

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Pietrasanta day 6

Pietrasanta day 6 Today is a blur, I am not sleeping well, nothing to do with last nights cocktail! Mosquitos seem to like me for their midnight feast, my legs are swollen for evidence. It does not stop me in my track to push on with the carving, I am sure several...

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Pietrasanta day 5

Pietrasanta day 5 Starting with a walk up the hill to the walls of the ‘fort’, from here the view is stunning, I am waiting for the sun to ‘lick’ the horizon in a secret and yet noticeable way when looking away for some minutes..I am fascinated by this..when do we...

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