Pareidolia in Stone
or ‘Holding Minds’
Time in the stone, 2021
Carving in Time at Tommasso Gallery 11th Oct – 11th Nov 2021
Series II, 2020
Dedicated to Toots Hibbert (1942 – 2020)
Time in the stone, 2020
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower…
The howl that came when the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report of 2007 on the impacts of climate change on the future of the planet was published
A stone story:
Notes on working with stone in the 21st century
When I first started carving pieces of stone, I was constantly saying to myself: this is extraordinary – what on earth am I doing?
A light touch and a long view
When looking into a piece of stone, one can read its history, both its geological formation far back in distant time, and its more recent experiences of the world.
Working with stone
A piece of stone, formed a hundred million years ago, worked now, could still be here in another hundred million.