Together with fellow artists Maria Tarrant & Lizi Hill and filmmaker Aurélie Boas, Ian travelled to Camp Veria in northern Greece to lead creative workshops with the refugees living in transit there. The project will result in a collaborative exhibition with Jersey artists and residents at the Jersey Arts Centre in June as part of
10 small huts made by Ian from driftwood blocks based on the Fisherman’s huts on Rozel Pier, Jersey were returned to the sea on Saturday 18th February 2017. “Finders Keepers” was written on the base of each hut, together with Ian’s mobile number and a request to get in touch. Two weeks later, 2 have
Ian and his working partner on this project, Jonny Swift, have completed all the creative elements at the new Reuse and Recycling Centre at La Collette, Jersey. The photos show the variety of recycled materials used. A short time lapse-film by Robbie Dark records the fixing of the letters.
Here is a selection of work that will feature in the exhibition.
A variety or original paintings, objects, prints and cards will be on display in Unit 11a at Liberty Wharf (opposite Costa Coffee), St Helier from Thursday 24th November, when the town Christmas lights will be switched on, until Sunday 27th November 2016. Up and coming artist Will Bertram will also be showing a selection of
More to come. Can’t wait to install them all!
This is the first letter of the two foot high message that will feature on the new Recycling Centre in Jersey to open in December 2016
As I attached the objects to the letter, I made up a story. It represents the moment at which man (actionman) realises his disconnection from the natural world, his exploitation of living things and the precious natural resources of the earth. His enlightenment is symbolised by the disembodied hand at his feet and the flame