the fates installation

the fates

The witches in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” are often interpreted as representing the Fates of classical mythology. They appear at the birth of each person, spinning, measuring, and cutting the thread of life. The Old English word ‘wyrd’ or ‘weird’ means ‘fate’. Clotho spun the thread of life from her Distaff onto her Spindle. Lachesis measured the…

lachesis v

lachesis

The witches in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” are often interpreted as representing the Fates of classical mythology. They appear at the birth of each person, spinning, measuring, and cutting the thread of life. The Old English word ‘wyrd’ or ‘weird’ means ‘fate’. Lachesis measured the thread of life allotted to each person with her measuring rod. Acrylic…

kelpies ii - cyanotype

kelpies ii

In Celtic folklore, the kelpie is a supernatural water horse that haunts rivers and streams. They are not benevolent: kelpies were reputed to lure people, especially children, into the water to drown and eat them. Cyanotype c. 5x12cm Varied edition: 2 prints Sold out

kelpies - collagraph

kelpies

In Celtic folklore, the kelpie is a supernatural water horse that haunts rivers and streams. Kelpies are not benevolent: they lure people, especially children, into the water to drown and eat them. Collagraph Image size: 18x26cm Varied edition: 4 prints Sold out.