ebb and flow

Walking  along the Thames shoreline it’s easy to find small fragments of broken bricks, bottles, clay pipes, as well as countless rusting remains of the Thames shipbuilding past. Some of the smaller pieces I found were wired onto larger pieces of driftwood collected from Rotherhithe,  they were positioned temporarily  along a local wharf to reunite them back to their resting place. The continual ebb and flow of the Thames tide both reveals and conceals layers of London’s history; this project aims explore historical narratives through reconfiguring human traces left by the decaying Thames barges in the form of driftwood reliefs that celebrate the beauty of what was found. To see the pieces in situ visit ebb & flow in 'projects' One of the larger pieces was also included in the group show First Wave The work of 20 artists, created as a result of Covid-19 

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