Radio silence for some days has resulted in a FULL-TIME JOB !!!
I’m to restart work, after my year-long enforced ‘career break/breakdown’, after the Xmas holidays.
Returning to the routine of working life will, in no way, signal the end of the Undersong Project, nor the Folk Songs painting cycle I’ve embarked upon. The work – most definitely – continues.
Alongside the painting I’m reading Per Kirkeby’s Writings on Art there are many echoes and resonances:
Scenery has always been a thing I’ve employed fiercely in my painting – something flat, perhaps an illusion, something I can steer and move. My texts are scenery too…
I make use of the material myriad. I make my own system. I have my own models. I extract and collect – and select. My system […] is constituted by private predilections and peculiar special interests an in each case something mysterious…