Check the boats / works section of the site to see write ups about two works you may have missed were you just following the blog. Imagined Heritage and hand paddle
Concrete Boat After Bob Smith (part 2)
There's not much else to say on this one that isn't in the video. The video documents making the concrete boat, launching it, and some of the ideas behind it. Having completed this piece it feels like an appropriate homage but also something to be seen as something closer to a sketchbook work... something to … Continue reading Concrete Boat After Bob Smith (part 2)
UPDATE VIDEO – milk carton canoe
The advanced technologies of “primitive” peoples and getting triggered.
I'll warn you now reader. This post will be something of what - I believe - the kids these days call 'a rant'. It's relation and importance to the project is probably very small. But it's something that is in my head right now and needs to be exorcised through writing. I promise at least … Continue reading The advanced technologies of “primitive” peoples and getting triggered.
Experimenting with materials
Bound for Eden
In my thinking, research and imagine it's clear in my writing here too- my interest when speaking about connecting to a history of boats is in an ancient and sometimes mythic past. When the water would take you to somewhere you didn't know and it seemed like the edge of everything. It is in this … Continue reading Bound for Eden