Creative Madness!

Creative Madness!

Posted by on Jul 29, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

Two very busy days of hard work. Yesterday was a solid slog on the Power of Nature spiral . Some achievement amidst some set backs and assistant problems. I thought we might get it done today…but there have been some set backs. I have been reveling in the whole clay sculpting process.It has been a […]

The Endless Conversations

The Endless Conversations

Posted by on Jul 27, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

The endless conversations… It is hard to know where to start, there are so many topics under discussion here every day. At breakfast with my African friends, Shepherd from Zimbabwe, Gordon from Zambia, Dansi from Benin…and Michael from Antigua, conversation rolled from China’s African policies…..suspect intentions at best and massively exploitative at the worst, to […]

The Power of Nature Spiral

The Power of Nature Spiral

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

An update from Changchun …sculpture city! The past two days things have moved fast…..well , not fast on the ball front sadly. Still no news of it’s exact arrival date.But seeing the pictures of it have reassured me they are trying their best to get it done and delivered. I now understand that they are […]

Notes on my first day in Changchun

Notes on my first day in Changchun

Posted by on Jul 23, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

Notes on my first full day in ChangChun. A long day that is for sure….an amazing buzz of international artistic energy. I woke up with the sun ….glimmering through the perpetual haze, or is it full time pollution, I am not sure yet. With time on hand before breakfast and a city to explore the […]

Arrival in China and first impressions

Arrival in China and first impressions

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

Yes all well here I am in the lobby of the mega shiney new hotel La Tour Morgan hotel in the middle of Changchun. Slept for a bit and now just had a grand buffet dinner. Lovely international feel….dining with an Afgan and Turkman.both sculptors. now sitting in he lobby with an Armenian and Luxenberger. […]

Underwater Sculpture Park Presentation

Underwater Sculpture Park Presentation

Posted by on Jul 10, 2011 in My Blog, Underwater Sculpture | No Comments

I recently presented my vision to create a series of underwater sculpture parks to the BVI Scuba Organisation. They really liked the idea and there was a considerable amount of interest and encouragement. Certainly from the diving industry perspective it will bring more visitors to the islands which is good for business and the creation […]

The 12th China Changchun International Sculpture Symposium

The 12th China Changchun International Sculpture Symposium

Posted by on Jul 5, 2011 in China, My Blog | No Comments

I will shortly be travelling to Changchun in China to take part in the 12th Annual Changchun International Sculpture Symposium.┬áBack in April I was invited by Changchun City Council to take part in this prestigious event which lasts from July to September every year. Believe it or not Changchun is one of the largest cities […]