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Tag : BARNABY FESTIVAL

03 Dec 2020
Macclesfield Forest

12 FULL MOONS

In collaboration with Barnaby Festival, I’ve just completed the first stage of ‘Our Future is Ancient’. Since the winter solstice in December 2019, during each full moon cycle, I’ve left Manchester and journeyed into the forest before dawn, staying until after first light. When I began the work, I couldn’t have foreseen what an extraordinary year 2020 would be. At times, during lockdown, I yearned for the forest, seeing it as a place of sanctuary away from my urban life, […]

04 Jun 2020

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT

Since the last year’s winter solstice in December, I’ve been working on a project for Barnaby Festival in Macclesfield called ‘Our Future is Ancient’ – It’s become an exploration of the realtionship between urban and nartural landscape, that has caused me to question how we emerge from the Covid 19 crisis, and what the future might be for us. I was due to exhibit the work in Macclesfield during the festival in June, but circumstances have caused this to evolve, […]

04 Jun 2020

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT  Last year I was commissioned, as Not Quite Light, by the Barnaby Festival. I’ve been visiting Macclesfield Forest every month to coincide with the dawn of the full moon, since December’s winter solstice, for a new piece of work called ‘Our Future is Ancient’. I’ve been documenting my visits with photography, film and audio and have been keeping a diary to inform the stories that I am going to be presenting. It began with me, […]

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