Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy

Throughout 2016, I’ve been trying to respond to artwork about landscape in more ways than simply essays.  I found that in trying convey work that I liked, there was only so far I could go with conventional journalistic and essay writing.  At the tail-end of each response article, I’ve been sneaking in a poem about the work and its themes so thought it would be … Continue reading Responses: Poems On Landscape and Melancholy

Responses: Disappearance At Sea (1996) – Tacita Dean.

When last in Edinburgh, I managed to catch the Another Minimalism exhibition at Fruitmarket Gallery.  The aim of the curation was to look at altered experience through the fluctuating relationships between light and colour, featuring an array of colourful, physically intangible works by the likes of Carol Bove, Robert Irwin and Ann Veronica Janssens.  The highlight, however, was a work that was more tangible, both … Continue reading Responses: Disappearance At Sea (1996) – Tacita Dean.