Concepts Stephen Livingstone is an artist whose work explores human impact upon landscape and habitat, drawing upon a range of concerns from earth sciences through ecology to archaeology. He is particularly attracted to working directly with sites associated with old industrial activity and to museum collections. His work with the moth and butterfly collection of Oxford University Museum has read full statement
|Location||Durham, North East|
|Activities||Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Participatory projects, Exhibitions programme|
|Artforms / type of project||Project, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture|
|Tags||minerals pigments industrial landscape ecology watercolour insects birds collage books|
News & Events
I'm currently working on four huge watercolours each measuring 10m x 1m made using coal dust, lead ore and iron oxide to hang in the Earth Sciences building at Durham University.
09/05/2015 – 27/09/2015
Old Low Light Heritage Centre, North Shields Fish Quay
Av installation of drawings and assemblages made in collaboration with Daniel Turner of the Northeast England Beached Bird Survey for the Old Low Light Heritage Centre at North Shields Fish Quay
Gathering Dust, Collecting Shadows
10/05/2014 – 02/11/2014
Acorn Bank (NT), nr. Penrith, Cumbria
An installation of drawings, objects and sound for the National Trust at Acorn Bank House. The project began last year with a moth survey of the gardens and the installation occupies five empty rooms.
Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence at Durham University
The Leverhulme Trust are funding me to work for twelve months beginning in September 2014 with soil scientists at Durham University's School of Engineering and Computer Science.