Funding for The Parlour

 

The Parlour has received our first pot of funding from the West Hove Community Fund to produce podcast interviews with breastfeeding mothers. Read more..

The Instant Garden

 

Using the idea of the ‘instant garden’ created when a richly floral carpet was thrown to the ground in ancient Persia, I create a new kind of ‘garden’ using composite images of industrially grown flowers. The result is a product of a slow, ponderous process of assembling ‘pieces’. The soft lighting, reminiscent of Dutch Still Life paintings, is used to enhance a sense of distance and deep space as the “real” flower is converted through software into the flower symbol found in many ancient decorative arts.

On Time and Ecology

 

"Just as the great creation myth of Adam and Eve predicted, our pursuit of knowledge has cost us our immortality. Because we are now prisoners, albeit with golden handcuffs, of a system that demands we sacrifice the one resource all of us have in finite amount: Time...."

Notes on Time: Linear Time

"The experiments of Muybridge and Marey were undeniably of the greatest importance to the development of cinema. Jeffrey describes the ‘controlled aspect’ of the scientific experimentation of Muybridge and Marey as the aspect that links Animal locomotion​.."




London Art Fair, 20-24  January 2016

 

I will be exhibiting alongside the late Michael Ormerod, Karine Laval, Rosa Basurto and Ellie Davies on Crane Kalman Brighton's stand G8 at the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre in Islington from 20th to 24th January 2016. The gallery will be at Stand G8 on the first floor balcony. Read more....

Exhibition at The Art Movement

Floriculture 1 in it's original full size of ten by five and a half feet was on show this year in Battersea at The Art Movement project space on Queenstown road...see more images here

Dear Garry Fabian Miller

Garry Fabian Miller 'Becoming Magma, New Year, January 2005' 2005 Water, light, dye destruction print Width 41 cm x height 30.5 cm © Garry Fabian Miller

"We briefly met when you signed my book and I sheepishly confessed to two decades of loving your work. As I left I reflected on the £35.00 I shouldn’t have spent, on your generous thoughts about promoting Unknown artists and my complete inability to take up such a golden opportunity..."

Q&A Session at Jumeirah Hotel

 

This talk accompanied the Artist in Residence programme coordinated by Camilla Girardot at The Art Movement took place at The Jumeirah Hotel in March 2015, where I was 'Artist in Resident' for one month...

Christies Auction House Result

250x250

Floriculture 1 86" x 48" sold recently at Christie's Auction House...

Tidy Street Podcasts

 
Tidy Street, in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine, was turned into a large scale public gallery for the duration of the Brighton Photo Fringe October, 2006 in a project with residents..






Residency at City College


January 2016: Today is the beginning of the four months access to art Colleges programme known as AA2A. This year City College joined the ranks of dozens of participating colleges who allow a small number of artists access to their facilities....

Kickstarter in 2016


 
Watch this space for the next launch of the Kickstarter campaign in 2016.  The Hardcover Book of The Instant Garden will be a Limited edition of only 500, so sign up now to be notified.

Shamans and Spirits

 

To come across a photograph of a Native American Shaman practicing his rites of healing in a modern day coffee table book is to encounter a cross section of contradictions and traditions concerning photography’s historical role in the colonial, anthropological, religious, philosophical and material legacy.

Celtic Circles

podcast

A 3 minute podcast describing the early development of ideas behind The Instant Garden series starting with  drawings of interconnecting circles based upon ancient Celtic, Minoan and Islamic artefacts.

Press for The Instant Garden

 












© Lisa Creagh 2016