The structures we live in, move around in, and have built seem loaded
with metaphors. A house or building can represent our moods.
The positions of doors, windows, and rooms may represent our
relationships with each other. A stairway or a door could be an
A broken tower might be a story of war or an unknown future. A
fantastic shape may suggest freedom and future potential. Architectural
forms turn on all the human memories of structures in stone and the
experiences that go with them - ritual, awe, and worship.
I hope to hint at all this and more. I hope to engage people in
stories that they will want to tell. I try to keep the 'stoniness' of
stone in my work.
The broken faces and rough edges remind us where they came from
millions of years ago. (the basalt I use is 5 million years old).
At the same time the stones move forward into the future with new