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.
Monday, 18 July 2011
Rope note 10
‘ A young man on St.Kilda was not supposed to marry until he had a horsehair fowling rope wherewith he could supply the needs of his family.’
Twisted into a thick cable, horsehair was used for letting fowlers down the cliffs.