2020 Some of May and some of June, on the edge of the Cairngorms and the Moray Firth: “10.23 Headed down to the sea Towards hazy fret/ harr tide out, expanse of sand and indistinguishable landscape details, running over the mounds of pretty, smooth, pastel rocks and on to the flat damp sand. Unable to … More ARCTIC MOON. SCOTTISH WATER. PULL & FLOW
ONE BODY ONE WORLD ONE UNIVERSE CHINA- ARCTIC SVALBARD- SCOTLAND A CITY OF 18 MILLION – FRAGILE AND CHANGING – HIGHLAND TUNDRA PAINTING. FLYING. SAILING. CLIMBING. BODY. SILK. FLAGS. LANDSCAPE. 2018-2020 CHONGQING, SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO, SCOTTISH CAIRNGORMS ARTIST. EARTH. IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES. HOLISTIC RESEARCH. CONNECTED TO DISPARATE WORLDS. LINKED THROUGH EVERYTHING AND NOTHING. HUMAN- ONE BODY. EARTH- … More ONE UNIVERSE. MASSIVE # MICROSCOPIC. CHINA ARCTIC SCOTLAND.
2020: A world map, changing… Inaccessible pieces of land, floating adrift from each other as lockdown continues and global travel is ripped down the middle- Skies currently less polluted than ever (in recent history)- The hole in our Ozone layer: Shrinking Rainbow Stratospheric Clouds: Beautiful symbols of Harmful Aerosols in space: Lessening. Mass benefits occurring … More N, S, E, W. – ARCTIC + CHINA # CAIRNGORMS NOW
A R C T I C N I G H T & D A Y Gallery@number6 has had to temporarily close its physical doors due to Covid-19. However the exhibition remains open in a virtual sense- Please follow the link (below), to the gallery website, where you can scroll through images of the exhibition. All … More ARCTIC NIGHT & DAY: Exhibition continues virtually:
04.04.20 Grantown-On-Spey Sunrise: 06.32 / Sunset: 20.01 Moonrise: 14.24 / Moonset: 06.21(+1) Arctic Ice Crystal Colour, Imprinted on (‘Mole)skin’- Paper Arctic # Scotland Pristine Clarity Outside/ Human Beings Inside – Paradoxical Awareness Artist Body Mind Soul: Paint, Dream, Connect, Feel; Integration Period Svalbard Intoxication- Four Seasons, One Lessen, Open Dialogue The Ice is Melting- Kim … More Studio Immersion: Highland Incubation
ONE BODY ONE WORLD exhibition was due to depart my studio in a crate tomorrow. Now, due to COVID-19 the crate of paintings, flags, photographs, films and prints will remain in Scotland for now and no longer travel north to Akureyri, Iceland. The exhibition was due to be installed to co-inside with Arctic Science Summit … More ONE BODY ONE WORLD, exhibition in Iceland postponed.
Preparing to voyage north The vessel awaits The wings are ready The materials, equipment and minus-weather-gear are with me, I’ve just heard to pack for cool winds- It’s minus 25 in Longyearbyen today The snow is all around and at midday today the horizon was growing brighter Soon the light will return over the mountain … More JOURNEYING NORTH NOW
ONE BODY ONE WORLD 5 YEARS SINCE I SET OFF FOR THE ICE ISLE BOAT BATHED IN A GREENISH LIGHT, SAILING NORTH FOR A POLAR NIGHT IMMERSION 4 YEARS SINCE REGAINING THE INNER LIGHT BALANCE- WITH A MONTH OF MIDNIGHT SUN PAINTING IN THE INCREDIBLE PETUNIABUKTA (ARCTIC SVALBARD) SCAVENGING SUMMER ARCTIC FOXES BLOOD RED SMEARS … More REMOTE LANDSCAPES, SACRED PEAKS, GLOBAL GLACIERS, POLAR EDGES
FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO THE ARCTIC CIRCLE EXHIBITIONS PAGE TO SEE THE CURRENT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS CREATED BY THE ARCTIC CIRCLE RESIDENCY PARTICIPANTS http://thearcticcircle.org/exhibits/