Matter was a performative installation created during my MA at Goldsmiths stemming from observation of the shifting, morphing patterns within materials such as sand, honey and treacle.
The audio track draws on imagery from Seamus Heaney's 'Bogland'.
'Matter'- Studio 3, Goldsmiths college, February 2019. Projected video, original audio track, sand, jute sacks, jug and funnel. Performers: Ruah Berney-Pearson and Emma Brand.
"...Our unfenced country
Is bog that keeps crusting
Between the sights of the sun...
...Butter sunk under
More than a hundred years
Was recovered salty and white.
The ground itself is kind, black butter
Melting and opening underfoot,
Missing its last definition
By millions of years..."