Paintings have begun making friends in their new clothes.
I’m not ready to say goodbye to Jacky to lay a flower on her coffin to light a candle in her name I’m not ready for reading brave obituaries Nor to speak of her in the past tense Or work out who’s to blame We had more adventures to come did me and Jacky women… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Jacky
It is inevitable then, that my art has to be about power, danger and survival.
The pictures we carry in our minds are often stereo-typical and overlook the complexity and people of a place.
The media has held our hand through the current crisis in Syria and Iraq and provided for us some of the most ghastly images of conflict seen for a long time. Beheaders, the defiant and armed, cloaked in black, make for a stunning bad guys and our governments too feed on a beautifully dumbed-down narrative… Continue reading Humanitarian Images of Syria and Iraq