Small Gestures + Bare Rooms

Some thoughts on work, inspirations and beginnings.
Pictures taken at the Visual Arts building on the UVIC campus.


Everyday we think of things we would like to do, we have inspirations that have developed over time or remained small and curious.


Relationships, friendships require communication. Creation requires this as well as reflection…the human is nothing, the work is everything… the work is nothing, the human is everything.


In a bare room we first focus on space, small gestures… which then reflect back to us. An empty space reveals the subject matter, a metaphor for space, which is not empty. It is full, a plenum as opposed to a vacuum, and it is the ground for the existence to everything, including ourselves.


Not empty but full of hope… raw energy, anticipation of pleasure, self judgement, to being human. It is possibilities, beginnings, accountability and work.


The work helps us understand the nature of chance. Serene, incomprehensible, ART should do as nature does… fill us with wonderment. Art is not a mistake, not anarchic, not idyllic, not an undisciplined way of life.

One Response to Small Gestures + Bare Rooms

  1. julie says:

    Beautiful photographs, and thoughts expressed so elegantly.

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