New horizons

“My garden’s boundaries are the horizon”.¬† Derek Jarman was talking of the beach at Dungeness surrounding Prospect Cottage, a fisherman’s hut he bought in 1986 and transformed into a personal sanctuary and space for art. (Art Quarterly, Spring 2020). He was referring to the absence of boundaries or walls or fences – his garden merging … Continue reading New horizons

Marc Wilson

It is a bit spooky (but very serendipitous) that Wendy mentioned Marc Wilson in our last tutorial and then, in an entirely new and unrelated research thread, he came up in a search on Hauntology (my new fave thing). I didn’t really have chance to evaluate this before but it is a bit peculiar that … Continue reading Marc Wilson

Alys Tomlinson

I was rather struck yesterday, listening to the latest¬† Small Voice interview, by the direct relevance of Alys Tomlinson’s story for anyone tackling a body of work. Never having time for personal projects because of the need to make a living through corporate work, Tomlinson had the nagging feeling that she’d never feel truly fulfilled … Continue reading Alys Tomlinson