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From the artist:
The product of a spiritual pilgrimage sailing against the prevailing wind and currents - retracing in reverse order the steps of St Boniface and eighth century monk and missionary , challenging me to go further and deeper into my own faith and art practices. Developing, by creation of art, my own spiritual values and insights in the context of the landscape, those I am journeying with and those I encounter on the way. Propelled around Scotland’s northern most islands by the wind and the currents, at the mercy of the elements, I was on a journey. Searching, looking for something, something beyond what I already knew. At the very edge of the country, in the remoteness, on the margins of the land I wondered at each landing place along the tide line. Collecting objects which caught my eye, weaving and knitting the organic objects together as is the tradition in these parts with fragments of plastic and nylon a by-product of the oil on which the economy of these islands depends. Displayed here in an assemblage, each item bought ashore by the Atlantic Ocean has its own significance as a symbol of what makes each one of us who we are.