Deep Time 
This work was based upon my concerns with coastal erosion and rising sea levels and explores the transformational nature of time on the human experience.

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Deep Time I
This work was my response to the wild Atlantic coast of North Devon, the geological rock strata and the energy of the sea creates a visceral response in me which is both immediate and meditative. Tearing up the layers of clay ignites an emotional and physical connection in me, embedding memories of the coast into the form and surface which is worn, torn and scarred.

Medium: layered clay bodies

Size: 33x20x26

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Deep Time II
This work was made as a physical engagement and response to the spectacular rock formations that have stood for millions of years on the coast of North Devon. Suggesting something that is beyond ourselves and not of the everyday emphasizing transition and transformation.

Medium: layered clay bodies

Size: 46x27x22

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Anthropocene Wave 
These works are based on my concerns with the precariousness of the human condition, the fragility of the earth and the detrimental effect of the human on the natural environment. Thinking about the engagement of time and the natural forces of the sea on the geology of the landscape, the work is multi-fired with layered glazes until I intuitively feel the work is finished.
 

Medium: Stoneware Clay and Glazes

Size: 42x20x30

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Tipping Point 

These works are based on my concerns with the ecological fragility of the planet, the human impact on the environment and the fragility and balance of the coastal landscape.
 

Medium: Stoneware Clay and Glazes

Size: 42x20x30

Limen
This series of work was put on the shore of the North coast of Devon for the tide to take, an offering. Returning the next day parts were found on the beach often a long way from where they were placed, sometimes buried and always transformed by the sea. I return to London to fire them completing this alchemical exchange.

Medium: layered clay bodies

Sizes: 33x20x26

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Photography by Sylvain Deleu