Site Visits – Tryweryn

Reconnecting with the space at Tryweryn was always going to be an interesting time. Although I have visited this location many times already to take site photography, each time has been different and we have found more signs of the history of the location. This time was no exception, the water level being extremely low has exposed much more along the shoreline and new perspectives were gained from visiting the site and being able to walk where we had been uable to previously – below the previous water line. Our first stop was to visit the beach where we first…

Site Visits – Haweswater, Thrusscross & Derwent

Having considered my intention to reflect further on the communities displaced to make way for a reservoir, I decided to investigate further so that I might expand the scope of the project. There are 570 reservoirs in the UK with the largest being Rutland Water. There were many reservoirs created in the 1800’s and early part of the 1900’s, all create to meet the increased meed for water supply through the increase in population and the development of industry. I know that there were changes approved in parliament that made way for the easy construction of these reservoirs, and these…

Castell02

An enjoyable couple of hours at Castell02 in which I was inspired very much and have had much too think about with a view to applying in the next year or two. Following on the success of its first year in 2016, STAMP: Castell02 Art Around the Castle returns from Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May 2017. Castell02 will showcase 16 artists and their work produced in response to Caernarfon, the castle, its stories and people. We’re delighted that the event features different types of art from performance and digital projection, to sculpture and sound installation. The artists also include individuals at…