make a rope a day....100 ropes / 50 plants
NEW - exhibited NOW for 2012 they will be at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Sleat on the Isle of Skye from Sat 4th Feb to Mon 16th April
These ropes are an exploration of plants, of place, and of my personal responses to these through the making of them.
100 ropes/ 50 plants was exhibited in Inverness museum and art gallery in July/ August 2011 and at the SNH headquarters Great Glen house Inverness Sept/Oct 2011.
Saturday, 2 April 2011
Plant - Moss Hylocomium splendens Location - Entangled with other plants in the undergrowth, amongst heather, grass etc. Notes - It still amazes me that I can make a short rope from this delicate moss, which
isn't particularly strong or long