Black Rock; Davina Kirkpatrick; 2013 – 2014.

Black Rock;  Davina Kirkpatrick;  Severn Estuary UK; 2013 – 2014.

UK based artist and academic Davina Kirkpatrick has tied the shredded shirts of her suddenly deceased partner, Chris,  to fencing in an intertidal area, of the Severn Estuary,  at a location called ‘Back Rock’, and these has slowly transformed over a year as they have been repeatedly washed by the tide, and rain, and blown by the wind. Subsequent visits to the site has been recorded in words, drawing and photographs as an ongoing body of work addressing mourning and remembrance.

davina 1

davina 2

davina 3

A videod talk relating to this can be found here

A pdf of the talk here


2 thoughts on “Black Rock; Davina Kirkpatrick; 2013 – 2014.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s