In the Steps of the Ancestors

In the Steps of the Ancestors Joseph Waterfield (1858-1933)                                Margaret Prichard (1849-1890) Last month I checked into a quarryman (and woman’s) cottage in Trefor, Gwynedd on the Llŷn Peninsula where three generations of my family lived and worked at the foot of three mountains known as …

Pink Granite

Beginnings of Pink Granite

I have been working for almost a year with The Project Group in Charmouth, Dorset under the guidance of Sandra Reeve. I will be sharing some of this new work through Pink Granite this coming weekend.  It will mark the development of my new book Pink Granite. Please see the extract from Sandra Reeve’s invitation below with links to the work. There is …

Walking Workshops

Follow the Stone – A New Creative Walking Programme

Follow the Stone Creative Circular Walking Workshops with Carran Waterfield Please note that due to an injury I had to postpone this programme during the summer. However I have recovered and am now offering the walks on a regular basis all year round. I have chosen Tuesdays for this work but if this doesn’t suit you and you want to participate, please …

Creative Lives Online Gallery Launch

Creative Lives Online Gallery Launch Following the presentation of Disrupted Meadow at Sentient Performativities at Dartington Hall in Devon in June this year, I revisited the material with recordings from that showing for Creative Lives curated by Kirsty Surgey and Carmen Levick for Sheffield University and Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. It all began to fall into place. The challenge, which I …

Navigating Sentient Performativities Symposium Part Four: A Poem

Navigating Sentient Performativities Part Four: A Poem Anticipating Connection and Negotiating Community I arrived at the spot after my earlier recce at 9.40. I arrived after ‘crawling’ and ‘slow walking’ on the TV in studios six and one respectively. I arrived at 11.20 Or thereabouts.   I sat on the steps. I waited.   Kristina gave me a ‘past its …

Navigating Sentient Performativities Symposium Part Three

Navigating Sentient Performativities Symposium Dartington Hall June 2022 (Part Three). We got drenched with Sarah Hyde leading a Participatory Movement Ritual in another meadow. We were drenched in dreaming and the silence of grasses. It reminded me of times as a child when I just gave in to the rain and got wet through. The session was a deep work …