Details of the new work – Blood on Silk: Blood Farming/The Producers

New Work – Blood on Silk: Total Artificial Heart (TAH)

This is the last of the five wonder cabinet works in this series on blood, blood products and body parts. This final work links two aspects, the movement of blood and blood products within the body and the heart that ensures that circulation. The heart is one of the transplantable body organs. In many of [...]

Work in progress – Blood on Silk: Blood Farming/ The Producers

First image of a work looking more closely at blood farming. I'm trying to capture the liminal space occupied by the loneliness of the those abandoned by the system and by others.  She looks a little too much like she is wearing a uniform at the moment. Thinking of painting a pattern of small flowers [...]

Blood test research into predicting your chances of having another heart attack.

Article written by Liam Mannix in the Sydney Morning Herald outlines exciting new work exploring changes in our blood and what they can indicate. I know that once someone has had a heart attack the fear of having another can limit how they let themselves experience life.  So great news from this team of Melbourne [...]

New Work – Blood on Silk: Blood Running

Video still from a new work Blood on Silk: Blood Running, 2018. The video will be projected onto the surface of a wondercabinet zinc box set on the top of a table. Part of the video of the running blood will occasionally extend onto the floor.

Dezeen article – The artist Ted Lawson uses his own blood to print a self-portrait with a CNC machine

https://www.dezeen.com/2014/09/01/ted-lawson-self-portrait-robot-paint-blood/

Images from Gore installed in the foyer of ‘the Joan’.

Images from two of the three works forming part of the installation Blood on Silk: Gore  in the foyer of the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith , Sydney Australia. There have four segments of this programme designed to provide opportunities for an accidental interaction between an art/science work and the viewer.  Visitors to [...]

Infusions of plasma from young producers shown to be of benefit in a small trial of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimers.

http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/11/clinical-trial-finds-blood-plasma-infusions-for-alzheimers-safe.html Published online by Stanford Medicine News Centre, this article reports on a small early stage clinical trial at Stanford University. The trial was conducted to evaluate the safety of giving patients with mild to moderate Alzheimers, infusions of blood plasma from young producers. Unexpectedly in the trial benefits in tests of functional performance by [...]

‘Once upon a time, long ago and far away, there were twenty three units of blood’

Once upon a time, long ago and far away, there were twenty-three units of blood 2018, ribbon, canvas and paint. Two panels each 96.4 x 176.5 (h) cm  Photo Alex Gooding In this work twenty-three squat square crosses are arranged in a grid of six by four, with one missing. The dimensions of the cross [...]

Continuing the 23 Units of Blood series of works.

A decolourised cross sits within a filing cabinet drawer.  The aluminium gilded cross is layered onto cracked and distorted white paint left to set in the base of the drawer.   This is one of twenty three large individual silver cross work that make up this large installation. Decolourising is a chemical process used to [...]