Il est trop tard pour être pessimiste

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Art

Grayson Perry once said "I feel it is more important to have a long and sympathetic hands-on relationship with materials. A relaxed, humble, ever curious love of stuff is central to my idea of being an artist."
May I be so bold as to agree with you Mr Perry?

Comics

I am inspired by just about anything I have ever read. "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi woke me up (again) to the potential of comics and the graphic novel.
I like telling stories and making pictures. So comics are a real no-brainer.

Land Art

What happens when you make art outdoors? What happens when your "material" is what you find in nature? Land art can be simple and ephemeral. Or it might take a large group weeks to create a piece. Just step outside and see.

Writing

My blog is a way of thinking and interacting. I am also a translator, working from French, German and Swedish to English. This helps when reading comic authors like Marjane Satrapi, Sara Granér and Ralf König in the original language.

Workshops

I hold workshops with adults, young people and children, indoors and outdoors. I work especially with land art, process-led art and drawing as communication.

From my blog

Paradigm shift is a big, fat pain in the arse

Eileen Laurie

Let the children play

April 29th, 2020 Posted In: Place-based Learning Tags:

After seven weeks of lockdown, children in Spain are finally able to play outdoors again. The images of them literally running for joy made me cry. These are images from happier days in Scotland – of children, outside, free and playing. Imagine if we got rid off most of the cars, if children had a […]

To be of use

January 8th, 2020 Posted In: Other

A great poem by Marge Piercy  

Latest projects

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Berliner Göre
December 30th, 2019 Posted In: Art Tags: 2019, Berlin, Graffiti, Photography

2019 Berlin

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Working hard for a living
December 30th, 2019 Posted In: Art Tags: Berlin, Photography

2019 Berlin

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