Examples of works from the Anima Mundi project, made during my recent AA2A residency at Liverpool Hope University. The project title is a reference to the ancient hypothesis of an intrinsic connection between all living things: the existence of the Earth’s soul.
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Aiming to shift rational meanings derived from ‘horticulture’ or ‘botany’ to the more expressive and provocative. The acorn seedlings literally gave life to the works, in this case (above) appearing like flames on altar candles.
With cabinet maker Stuart Williams, in his workshop near Garstang, Lancashire