Odds and Ends – The Dead Shaping Our Urban Landscapes

Odds and Ends – an artist’s notebook Oct 19th – The month of the dead is fast approaching; and before that Halloween. So, who says the dead can’t have something to say about urban landscapes. Until end of November, I am going to focus cemetery landscapes. Halloween has deep roots in Celtic history and lore.Continue reading “Odds and Ends – The Dead Shaping Our Urban Landscapes”

Odds and Ends – Hamilton Sights and Sounds Project

Odds and Ends – An artist notebook 05 Oct 2015 – I continue to explore the long format of field recordings with video. Many field recording sites only include sounds; some will post a few photos to show the context of the video. I am increasing being drawn to the combining video with my fieldContinue reading “Odds and Ends – Hamilton Sights and Sounds Project”

Art Post No.27 – New Landscape Series

A weekly video blog on my art and film-making. Posted every Wednesday morning on Youtube and my blog: Fat Cats – Starving Dogs. This week: new landscape series focusing on urban houses. Chris Erskine Urban Landscape Artist chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Odds & Ends – Google Sees All

Recently, I had to scout locations for my upcoming short documentary film on Hamilton’s Irish Cork-town of the 19th century.   With so much of the architecture and landscape lost to development, I wanted to capture want survived and what might be re-captured via my imagination.   What soon became apparent was how little ofContinue reading “Odds & Ends – Google Sees All”

Odds and Ends – The Hermitage

    Working on a new film project and reflecting on different ways of using historical photographs and drawings in modern urban landscapes. Last summer, I tried a technique used in several recent documentaries.  I am not happy with the results.  As a result, I am still searching for a better way of accessing theContinue reading “Odds and Ends – The Hermitage”

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