Category: Sound

Rolling along

Rolling along

The carvings are coming together and I am much clearer in myself what I am aiming for. It was good to have a break and dive into drawing and model making. I am carving sure of something without being fixed. This is a good place to be in and I can carve all day long,...

Drawing with ink and thread

Drawing with ink and thread

The studio at SVA is open again and I have been working on some drawings and paper models in my space down there. I got stuck with my stone carving for a few weeks and I thought it might be good to come at it from a different angle all together. These drawings are a...

Finding the ‘right’ form

Finding the ‘right’ form

The recent carving (first photo) had elements of relating to a curled up human form/baby that although organic and showing a formative development it is not what I want for my current carvings. I am after a vessel that 'holds' internal sound, I want the forms to be...

Sonic wonderland

Sonic wonderland

After carving a few lime stone spheres I am thinking about what determines their forms and to be honest I am quite confused. On the one hand I am trying to follow my instinct rather than research the physics of sound on the other hand I have a very limited...

Lockdown Sounds

Lockdown Sounds

  In these strangest of times…we have been in lockdown since several weeks.  Time takes on a whole other dimension, becomes timeless as the human made structures that normally are pinned to it have fallen by the wayside. I rarely steer my actions by a clock now,...

Lüsenen… on reflection…

Lüsenen… on reflection…

Some thoughts on 'Lüsenen'... Queues of people outside the big red door of the crypt. Limiting the numbers of people at any given time down there as it is quite unbelievable how much the amount of visitors and their way of experiencing a work like this influences the...

A little reflection

A little reflection

Some time has passed since my last post….a good moment for me to gather up thoughts that have come up whilst drawing to sound. What is the difference between a sound/ sounds and a song? I am thinking about rock and how solid, ancient and heavy it is. …dense matter of...

Birdsong

Birdsong

Birdsong…will it form part of the sound-installation? Or is it perhaps a different project all together? Not sure what it is about birds, did I ever really listened to them? I was always sure of them being there and all of a sudden I feel alarmed that perhaps one day...