ART > lightly, tendrils, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow April 9th - May 21st, 2022

Some images on my work in the two-person show, lightly, tendrils, with Barbadian artist Annalee Davis. In this exhibition, we both explore nature and landscape, with our work rooted in the our experiences of living in, walking around and mapping their respective landscapes of Scotland and Barbados.

"lightly, tendrils" suggest a sense of movement, an itinerant journeying toward and through different zones of thought and practice. The exhibition suggests this journey through Amanda Thomson’s work in and around the Scots pinewoods of Abernethy forest in the Scottish Highlands and Annalee Davis’s examination of post-plantation economies within the landscape of Barbados. In producing cartographic representations, creating a scatter pattern in relation to a memory of a place and persons, the exhibition hopes to create registers that stretch out, thread-like and twine around as a wayfinding guide for us to think about our connections and positions to look from…