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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.

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Y Clymau Sy’n Cynnal – The Ties That Bind

For English scroll down… Yn ddiweddar, gydag Ysgol Dyffryn Iâl, Llandegla ac Ysgol Pen Barras, Rhuthun, rydym wedi bod yn meddwl am symbiosis: sut mae popeth yn dibynnu ar bopeth arall, sut na all unrhyw rywogaeth oroesi ar ei ben ei hun – gan gynnwys ein hunain. A beth sy’n digwydd pan fydd un edefyn…

Loggerheads Watermill Cinema presents…

THE CAVE HUNTERS AND THE TRUTH MACHINE (in both digital and clockwork formats) This special presentation brings to life beasts long gone from the landscape AND the journals of the early researchers who unearthed them in a story which is still unfurling today… Through the magic of animation the bones of Ice Age beasts, entombed…

Re-animating Our Connection To Nature

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 the…

St. Melangell’s Pie

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 wanted…

Stirring Up The Ghosts

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 over…

The Cycles of Truth: Extreme Animation at Revolution Bike Park

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 Church…

Yr Oriel @ Loggerheads

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 flux and…

Raising the Ghost Menagerie

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 November…

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