Approved: 16.08.2006

Andrew Rafferty

Artist, Editor, Film-maker, Publisher, Teacher

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts My work is rooted in photographic and lens based techniques and includes video and computer manipulation as well as some more obscure ways to make images. Much of my work is a response to the presence of the human in the landscape (regardless as to whether humans are portayed). The Stones Remain, (pub. Rider) on megalithic sites of Britain was such a case in point, with not a single human

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Artist Statement

Concepts My work is rooted in photographic and lens based techniques and includes video and computer manipulation as well as some more obscure ways to make images. Much of my work is a response to the presence of the human in the landscape (regardless as to whether humans are portayed). The Stones Remain, (pub. Rider) on megalithic sites of Britain was such a case in point, with not a single human depicted, and yet it was about man's lasting legacy in the landscape. Through techniques of making photographic works on paper and stone and cloth, my work of conveying the presence of people through marks and landmarks took a different direction with my personal response to two major buildings on London's south bank - the GLA and the European HQ of Ernst and Young. Here, although the name on the building was Foster, each monument was made of a billion actions by many whose names are not recorded. Moving on again I have looked at what it is humans most desire and concluded that it is to be remembered. Each memorial that is erected to the memory of another commemorates that whatever the contribution each one had a life and it was a life that was lived. Career path Qualifications: 1981 B.Ed, Newcastle University Areas of work: Education Exhibiting Private commission Collections: Ernst and Young European HQ - 113 works Greater London Authority - 16 works Hertfordshire County Art Collection - 6 works Private collections

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2019 – Seahenge: A Journey, Blickling Hall;  2010 – Passion, The Crypt Galley. (Reworked and revised exhibition), St Pancras Church, London;  2008 – Retrospective, The Factory, Redchurch Street, London;  2005 - Construction, Continuous exhibition (for employees only) of 113 works set on 6 floors, selected by Anderson O'Day. Ernst and Young European HQ, London;  2002 - City Hall, Inaugural exhibition for the opening of the building which was conducted by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and attended by Prince Philip and Lord Foster, Greater London Authority, (GLA), London;  2001 - Passion, Phoenix Art Gallery, Brighton;  2000 - Born Naked, Buried Naked, Vexed Generation, London;  1999 - Lifemarks and Landmarks , Arts Centre, Darlington;  1999 - Lifemarks and Landmarks , The Custard Factory, Birmingham; 1999 - Lifemarks and Landmarks , The Friends' Gallery, London;  1993 - The Stones Remain, Oxford University, Oxford;  1989 - The Stones Remain, Barbican Level 7, London;  1985 - The Megalithic Yard, Watford Central Library, Watford; 1984 - The Megalithic Yard, Old Town Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead Group exhibitions 2010 - Art Below,, Old Street Tube Station, Northern Line, Platform 1 2002 - Domestically Spaced, Gallery 65, London 2002 - Inside Out , Museum of Art and Design, London 1998 - Telling the Tides, Burnham Market Festival, Burnham Market and Norfolk Tour 1997 - Landmarks, Cockermouth Festival, Cockermouth Artist talks 2005 - Lifemarks, Brighton and Hove Camera Club, Brighton 1994 - The Stones Remain, Potters Bar Library, Potters Bar Private commissions 2002 - Ernst and Young HQ, More London, Southbank, London 1999 - City Hall, More London site for City Hall, London Projects 1999 - The Sound of the Sea - Video Project with Jan Mark, St Dominic Primary School, Harpenden Publications 2019 Seahenge: A Journey, Co-author with Kevin Crossley-Holland, 28 images; 2019 Paradise and Wilderness, Front Cover Image 2011 - O que nos vemos, O que nos olha, (Author Didi-Huberman, Portuguese translation 1 image); 2011 - St Bees Head, Cumbria Life, 4 images 2010 - On Hallowed Ground, Cumbria Life, 5 images;  2009 - The Hidden Roads, (Author Kevin Crossley-Holland, 1 image;  2008 - The Canal Turn, Cumbria Life, 10 images;  2008 - The Origins of a Parish, Kailpot Press, 30 images;  2002 - Domestically Spaced - Poster Design for exhibition 2002;  Eoliths, (Arrowhead Press, front cover image) 2002 - ModArchitecture - Poster Design for Exhibition 2001 - The Big Picture - GLA Headquarters. Times Educational Supplement 1999 - Catastrophe, Author David Keys, Front cover image 1998 - Amateur Photographer Supplement full page image 1998 - The Story of Hudson Scott, 1 image 1997 - Rock Solid, Interview in Amateur Photographer 1996 - Amateur Photographer Supplement Front Cover 1996 - In Search of British Landmarks. Article written for The Photographic Journal 1996 - Landmarks, (paperback reprint) 15 images 1995 - Landmarks (Author David Craig, 17 images) 1992 - Ce que nous voyons, ce qui nous regards, (Author Georges Didi Huberman, 1 image) 1990 - Atlas of the Supernatural (1 image);  1990 – Rollright Stones, Phoebus Cart, Mark Rylance tour of The Tempest, 1 image; Selected Reviews 1989- Defying Time - Review of The Stones Remain by Ronald Blythe in The Tablet 1989 - The Stones Remain (Author Andrew Rafferty & Kevin Crossley-Holland 69 images) 1989 - The Stones Remain (chapter published) Country Living, 4 images