Bathe in ignorance

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Installation, projection (not yet shown) first shown at The Print Shed Artist in Residence Show in 2015 and word collection paintings double-sided poster.

This began as a way to visualise my own ignorance and literally bathe myself in it.  In the largest dictionary I could find locally - the Oxford Shorter Dictionary at Abergavenny Library I selected a number of pages to find all the words I don’t fully know the meaning of.  In those few pages there were many I didn’t know so I kept a record of them and then created a tepee and pricked the words into thick black plastic and on a bright sunny day got within it and I was bathed in light which formed