Still life, by Eloise, Andy and Ambre
Category: andy whall
Une approche phenomenologique de la representation des paysages
Cours des Arts, Pop Up Gallery, Foix. August 2022 This series of works is an attempt to migrate experiences of landscape into an experience of painting, for both artist and viewer. As I work, I start with a memory or the memory of an experience. As paint and memory accumulate on the canvas, the process…
two small canvases
Llanberis. 28 x 28 cm unframed, mixed media; ash, wax, dust and acrylic paint. Sully Island. 24 x 30 cm, framed, mixed media; ash, wax, dust and acrylic paint.
Beginnings of some new work —
Canvases. Exploring passages across snow, neither of the sky nor the earth. Beginnings of some new work —
Surfing in the Med
The stars came together, very briefly. My old borrowed board, twenty plus years old, transported in a friends van five years ago from Cornwall to France. Stored at my parents in law in Montpelier. I have barely surfed in the last 15 years, but a memory lingered. After three years snowboarding off piste my love…
Targassonne. C’est la vie! You think you have found a benchmark boulder, but in the end it is a mere fiction and the game continues.
Nice conditions at Targassonne, happy day climbing Phantom Lord, 8A. It’s a bit of a weird boulder, with a chasm opening out at the base of the boulder. There is a bit of a feeling that things could go wrong and you could miss the mats and the wooden platform! I tried it three years…
sport or art
In 2015 I finished a Phd THE PROBLEM OF REPRESENTING THE ‘BOULDERING’ EXPERIENCE AS IT EXCEEDS CONVENTIONAL FORMS OF REPRESENTATION in which I hope I argued relatively successfully that bouldering was in fact an art form. Since that time things have inevitably changed. Currently there are people practising bouldering as an art form consciously and…
Aude, Ariege border
Lovely views, tired legs, flies, snakes. I think I prefer it in the winter.