The Cornish phrase 'Unweyth Arta' translates to 'once again'.
Over the last few months I have collected 'waste' parts of drawings and paintings. Instead of being thrown away, they exist once again.
These recycled collages hark back to the dòirneag collages I made in 2017, but with a different meaning. These pieces are more about promoting mindfulness and sustainability in the studio. They are about making artwork from 'nothing' and help to maintain the most low-waste artistic practice possible.
Rock powder pigment and graphite frottage on recycled cotton rag paper, 20x20cm
A series of collages made in response to the 'dòirneag' stone - a Gaelic term discovered in Robert MacFarlane’s book Landmarks that translates to "a round stone that fills the palm of the hand when held".
Rock powder pigment and graphite frottage on recycled cotton rag paper.
Ink, monoprint and digital photographic print on paper.