Category Archives: Ephemera – Encounters

A short history of …

. A short history of breathing ≈ . A short history of writing (scratch wall) ≈ . A short history of building … stone brick mortar (concrete) iron glass plastic … ≈ Now playing: Claire M Singer – Solas

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Following Ben Jonson: From Culross to Dunfermline

To begin the journey, we congregate almost four hundred years after Jonson. In front of the Palace walls, a set of variations in muted ochre, the orange pantile roof catches weak strands of sunlight on this September morning … ≈≈≈ Tales for Travellers and Travellers Tales … walking in the footsteps … Continue reading

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Fragments of Istria: an Assemblage

We could eat this sky. Stretch up, scoop out handfuls; smear our faces and taste the fanfare of sunset.   II   Out of red earth lines of olive trees, vines and quarried stone.     Centuries of building, dwelling, tending the … Continue reading

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Three Colours

Blue Blackbird Raga Sky Transmission ≈ White The blind owl sees no shadows but feels the sun ≈ Red Sounding the sun-bleached colour-field.   A chorus of fire music. ≈ Now playing: Alice Coltrane – Saved from the Fire: The Ashram … Continue reading

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Cartographies of Chance – Underneath the M90 (II)

These images were ‘found’ beneath a section of the M90 Motorway; an elevated brutalist behemoth straddling ancient agricultural land, north-east of Rosyth. The sheer mass of concrete overhead creates an almost cave like sensation when standing directly underneath. Folded into artificial darkness, violent white light spills around the concrete … Continue reading

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Cut Curve Circle

. . . . the curve …..and call of  ……….the coastline . . a cellular circle ……….an expanding …………………….world . Now playing: The Incredible String Band – ‘A Very Cellular Song’ from The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter.

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Above the City: Leaving / Returning

a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time Patrick Geddes and the resourceful creatures see clearly that we are not really at home in the interpreted world Rainer Maria Rilke – The Duino … Continue reading

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