attends to the sounding of vibrant connections held within and without the spaces of our imaginations and memories, and the places in which we live. It engages with the craft of storytelling by devising new means of association for its reception, retention and continuation. “Shell” also seeks to act as a mouthpiece for the concepts of origins, home, fragility, and ephemerality. Situated within its structure is the voice of Beresford Peeling (known as Berry): an octogenarian potter, artist, and sailor recounting moments from his life.
Shell was the final piece that I made for my masters course at Oxford Brookes University, image above courtesy of Gary Charles.
Shell has since undergone some redevelopment to appear at the Audiograft Festival in March 2017: