installation shot

Un/changing City Walk

A long time coming, but even so I thought I should put up some images and a short video of a public presentation of the results of the residency at amberPlatform. The above is an image of the installation from behind. The work was a curved cloth wall/screen. The screen was backlit and images projected from behind. People entered from the left side and entered … Continue reading Un/changing City Walk

Stop-motion Animation Workshop

On the weekend I gave a workshop that was a short introduction to stop-motion animation simply using digital cameras or mobile phone cameras plus a basic introduction to Quicktime Pro and Adobe Flash. These applications were used to collate the images taken by the cameras to output the final animation. Continue reading “Stop-motion Animation Workshop”

Aluminium rods

Material investigations

After visualising the size, it was time to investigate how to make it. We decided to look at how tents are made and investigate their materials. My prerequisites: Has to be easily assembled & disassembled Can not be a permanent structure Lightweight Screen must be semi-opaque to allow for back-projection Cost-effective I went to IMC with photographer Deniz Yilmazlar who kindly helped me to investigate … Continue reading Material investigations

Hamam top light circles

In search of Domes…

I have been obsessed with circles for a long time and in fact one work of mine, Ringe Raja, was a geodesic dome. While here as artist-in-residence at amberPlatform Istanbul, it is my intention to extend this particular work through explorations of circular spaces. During my first week in Istanbul I was looking for an alternative to the geodesic dome and investigated alternative dome options. … Continue reading In search of Domes…