Tag Archives: art
In this 28 minute interview, Bill Viola, the well-known video artist, talks about his practice and life. It’s wholly appropriate to have a artist in this medium explain himself through the same medium, video. In fact, he found out the … Continue reading
Bill viola and Kia Perov see their new video installation in the church which commissioned it: St Paul’s Cathedral. They reflect on the experience of making.
Steve Martin: “Religious people have such beautiful music and art, and atheists really have nothing…… until now.” This is a lovely list song – lyrics made up of a list of categories – in this case, faiths. Sung with … Continue reading
Art in pain. This is the story of Anthony LaMarca. As he faced bone marrow transplant, his family made him a painting, which he made into a song. Story and song here http://www.sparkandecho.org/all-things-new_anthony-lamarca/
This installation “flight” hangs from the roof of St James’ church, with 3 forlorn lifebelts inside it. Installed over the Christmas period, the three lifejackets evoke the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt and ask the viewer to … Continue reading
Sieger Koder experienced active service as a soldier in WW2, then imprisonment as a Prisoner of War. Returning from this, he trained in art and worked as a teacher for some years, before training and serving as a priest in … Continue reading
Advent…. Easter…. looking for visual ideas for church? Check out this magazine-on-computer, crammed with visual creativity