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Mountain Walk 6 – Symbolism

Gathering drawings, photos, notes, ideas on the hoof Ascent Read moreMountain WalksTo heaven Navel of the world- closest connection to the heavens Read moreMountain Walk 1: Wed 1 Mar 2023umbilical cord Hence yogic mountain pose –  from heavens to world axis – vertical mass  Read moreMountain Walk 2 Geology‘Intersection of the circle of the heavens Read more

Tread Softly

20 May 2023 Barnavave Deserted Village, Temporary On site Exhibition  Read moreMountain WalksBarnavave, just above Carlingford, where I’ve been invited by @suzanne_carroll_artist to participate in a site specific exhibition on the mountain side among the remains of a deserted village, abandoned for almost a century at this point. breath, bones, thorns, potatoes and stones is Read more

Mountain Walk 4 – Maps

Gathering drawings, photos, notes, ideas on the hoof who decides what is delineated on the map Read moreMountain Walkscartography multiple view points windows perspectives- what is foregrounded? Read moreMountain Walk 1: Wed 1 Mar 2023a map of… big stones, water, fall points, pee spots, viewpoints of ?, holes hoof prints, sheep grazing, elements mapping intangible Read more

Walk 3 Wed April 12 Barnavave – Tread Softly Project

On site exhibition Saturday 20 May 12-5pm This time a site visit to Barnavave, just above Carlingford, where I’ve been invited by artist Suzanne Carroll to participate in a site specific exhibition on the mountain side among the remains of a deserted village, abandoned for almost a century at this point. Some hard facts – Read more

Mountain Walk 2 Geology

Gathering drawings, photos, notes, ideas on the hoof FormationThe rock we stand on – Ireland was formed about 440million yrs ago 35deg south of the equatorRegional metamorphism results from the large-scale processes of plate tectonics. Rocks caught up in an orogeny (mountain building event) will be deformed and buried, leading to the growth of new Read more

Mountain Walk 1: Wed 1 Mar 2023

Gathering drawings, photos, notes, ideas on the hoof Just stopStillAffordances Read moreMountain WalksTouchstones, landmarks- identity, memory- give them a word, name them make them solid, real- differentiate a stone from all other stones Walking running stitches steps Read moreMountain Walk 2 GeologyReflectionSheds – tin roofs – shedBig skySunspots on sea and mountainStones Reflection- invert sky Read more

Mountain Walks

I am very lucky to have landed here in the world, with mountains and sea close up against my doors and windows. The mountains, in particular, are a compelling presence – making me want to climb them in all weathers, seasons and times of day. The ridge I can see from my kitchen includes Slieve Read more