Sculpture, sound installation, live performance, drawings
Artist: Rowena Pearce
Composer: Helen Ottaway
Sound Designer: Alastair Goolden
Trumpet: John Plaxton
Commissioned as part of Step in Stone arts trail, (August – October 2015) curated by Fiona Campbell.
Thanks to Halecombe and Whatley Quarries for permission to record quarry machinery.
Sculpture and sound installation, Westdown/Asham and Fairy Cave Quarries, Mendip, Somerset
Live performance of trumpets, Westdown/Asham and Fairy Cave Quarries, Mendip, Somerset.
Trumpets – John Plaxton and Jack Vincent
Papier mache, pigment, PVA, metal, music, found sound, drawing,
Black Swan Arts, Frome, 3 – 18 October 2015
Exhibited in the gallery is what remains: the product, the image, the sound, and the memory after quarrying and after our creative interventions in the quarries. A gabion of small sculpted stones, drawings, music, and sound are transported from the quarries to the gallery.