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The following video was projected onto a piece of hay wrap suspended from the highest beam of the Nyang Woolshed. Accompanying the visuals was John Britten’s arresting soundscape which featured sounds captured during his visit to the site. All video … Continue reading
In the hours before Twig # 1 took place at the Nyang woolshed, final preparations were being made to ensure that those who ventured out that evening would have victuals to sustain them during the two hour performance. Peter put … Continue reading
Will Eldridge manoeuvres one of the large concrete ‘sarsens’ into place to form part of the Nyang Woolshed standing stone circle, part of Twig #1, which took place on Peter Redfearn’s property at 6pm on Friday the 4th of May … Continue reading
2 May 2012 – 4 minutes – Peter Redfearn performs Goanna’s 1982 rock anthem on his 12 string Maton guitar. Peter has been playing the guitar for many years, and manages to practice whenever his busy life on the farm allows. In recent times Peter has begun to perfom in public and was a founding member of The Curlew Brothers. I sat in on one of Peter’s nocturnal practice sessions during my stay at ‘Farnley’ as part of the Twig project (www.acreart.wordpress.com).
Peter prepares lunch using his trusty, steel bread knife.
Unlike the more common stainless, serrated variety- which are shiny and require less frequent sharpening- Peter’s knife of choice- with its wooden, riveted handle, flat blade and patina of age- can be sharpened like a razor!