Stories Clouds Tell
Stories clouds tell uses clouds as a metaphor for the things we can’t capture and control – not just the natural environment, but also aspects of our internal environment. Lay on the grass and watch the clouds swirl overhead and we soon make up stories about what they are and what they’re doing. We project […]
Nearer to heaven (Triptych)
In 2013 I flew down to Sydney. A big storm was brewing, and we flew between columns of cumulus that towered above. It was like flying through a Greek ruin. I finally understood what “the sublime” means. The use of textured epoxy gives a sculptural quality to each panel.
White sky day
All through summer here, the sky’s in turmoil. When it’s a ‘white sky day’, we can relax.
Nephele – a Greek phantom-goddess created out of cloud by Zeus, to test Ixion’s adulterous advances to Zeus’ wife Hera – is the ultimate cloud-figure. It ended badly for Ixion. Nephele’s spell does things to us all.