IS IT POSSIBLE TO MAKE A USEFUL CONTRIBUTION TO AN UNDERSTANDING OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES THROUGH FINE ART PRACTICE?
Weaving Fine Art into an archaeological framework posits a vocabulary of mark making which provokes these questions, and seeks to map a route into the deeper realms of human spiritual existence.
This is excavation.
This is Abstract Art Digging Deeper.
“When it was first described in detail a century and a half ago, the Ring of Brodgar was very little understood... Today, as a result of subsequent research, we know a great deal more. But as a monument, its presence somehow still transcends our knowledge or understanding. There is more to say, although we do not yet know how to say it.”
COLIN RENFREW, “FIGURING IT OUT”
“An artist is someone who is capable of unveiling the invisible.