Saturday Addition 10: The Watts Chapel

I grew up in the village of Compton. This chapel is part of my memories. Growing up with spaces like this on your door step, create a visual and spatial understanding and appreciation of the style that was part of the arts and crafts movement. I love that these works were about society and the…

Saturday Addition 9: Bringing drawing back

Today’s addition again comes from the Paper exhibition at Saatchi, although it is now ended. Today we look at a Dawn Clements work “Movie”. Dawm Celement creates large scale drawings of scenes, this one a movie. This work makes me think about our fascination with others, with living vicariously through films, and TV, through magazines…

The daily commute 02.10.13

College friends meet and greet with monosyllabic noises Sleepy eyes and tired feet Young and old, office workers and Builders, different languages, all off to something They shuffle in lines on either side, somehow someone always in the way stopping allowing the passengers off the train first. “Is there a John Baxon someone is at…

Telling stories -01.10.13 7.55 platform 15

The noise of the trains, and the chatter of the people, and the muted reminders from the auto announcer All Interrupted by the booming voice “Lost child at the St. Johns barriers Please make your way to St Johns barrier to collect her” The unanswered questions