Cri’r Gylfinir – Honouring The Land
In our modern ‘Western’ society we’re inclined to view art as a commodity; something to be consumed. We are preoccupied with its financial value, with owning it. We see it as product.
One of the best of many connections to emerge from the projection events held last autumn at Loggerheads Country Park (HQ of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB) was with Ysgol Bryn Coch, Mold. You know you’ve got real interest and commitment when four members of staff come out on a Friday evening at theContinue reading “Re-animating Our Connection To Nature”
For The Cycles of Truth – the presentation of The Cave Hunters And The Truth Machine at Revolution Bike Park, Llangynog – I worked with farmer Rhian Williams of Pantri Peniarth, Penybontfawr (just down the road) to create ‘St. Melangell’s Pie’ as an offering to everyone who came to participate in the experience. I wantedContinue reading “St. Melangell’s Pie”
We, in our hubristic fashion, adjudge ourselves a successful species. But consider this; we are doing a good job of destroying ourselves (and much else) after just 300,000 years of existence and only 50-65,000 years since we evolved what is termed ‘behavioural modernity’. The hyaena was present in the landscape of the Clwydians for overContinue reading “Stirring Up The Ghosts”
The Cave Hunters And The Truth Machine Revolution Bike Park, Llangynog, 8th & 9th December 2021, 6-8pm. Extra date! 21st December, 6 – 8pm For events details scroll down In 1578, as he translated the Old Testament into Welsh in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, William Morgan’s universe was by and large defined by what we would consider mythology. The ChurchContinue reading “The Cycles of Truth: Extreme Animation at Revolution Bike Park”
The first activity of the project has been to establish an exhibition in the lovely gallery at Loggerheads Country Park – which, in many ways, functions as a gateway to the landscape. The works here aims first and foremost to establish a context for forthcoming activity founded on an expanded timeframe telling of constant fluxContinue reading “Yr Oriel @ Loggerheads”
On the 12th, 13th, 14th & 18th November we will transform the watermill at Loggerheads into a camera obscura. Through the magic of animation, the waters of the Alyn will stir up the ghosts of the lost beasts of Gilbert Pidcock’s Ghost Menagerie, bringing them to life once more. On the 19th & 20th NovemberContinue reading “Raising the Ghost Menagerie”
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