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This global art project, launched in January, 2014  celebrates our uniqueness and our interdependence.

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From the Corner of My Eye

 

a new site specific installation by Michael Woods opening at

The Malt Gallery in The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk, UK.

Tuesday 27th October - Thursday December 31st.

 

 

 

For this new installation, Michael devotes his work as an artist, illustrator and designer through painted clay figures and screen prints  around the rich theme of the Trickster, one of the oldest expressions of mankind, found in the very beginnings of civilization  through to sophisticated contemporary cultures.

 

Originally inspired by Polynesian art and pictographs while in his twenties, Michael has in the past few years undertaken a study of trickster tales and illustrations through the centuries, arriving at his own interpretations of this personification of ambivalence and cunning.

 

Michael presents the attributes and narratives of the  trickster as a mirror of our primal instincts of survival, procreation and power. As both a male and androgynous figure the trickster  is frequently depicted with a frisky, daring penis, providing a wealth of ambiguous settings, cautionary tales and disruptive outcomes.

For more details visit The Cut website  (opens in new window)

 

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Gunpowder Park, London 2006

Art of Common Space / Gunpowder Soundscape featuring Robert Wilson and participants in the Gunpowder Park / Robert Wilson workshop. Curated and produced by Eileen Haring Woods and David Chapman

Icons of Democracy - a work in progress

 

a new transnational arts project revealing what democracy              

means to people around the world now.

ICONS OF DEMOCRACY web Global Parliament of Mayors 19.09.2014 Amsterd

Third Planning Session, Amsterdam September 2014

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Eamonn McCabe, multi-award winning former Picture Editor at The Guardian. Eamonn appears regularly on radio and T.V. has exhibited widely in Britain with work in The National Portrait Gallery collection, London.

 

Bill Jackson has won many national and international awards and is the first on record to have received 3 awards from the RPS International Print Award. He has shown in major galleries and museums worldwide.

 

Stephen Wolfenden  has been a professional photographer for over 45 years with a wide experience in theatre, industrial and architectural photography.  

 

Eileen Haring Woods is a participatory artist, curator and producer whose interests and collaborative work focuses on contemporary social and cultural issues, from the local to the international.

 

Peter Everard Smith has been shooting the world of music and performing arts for over 40 years and many of his iconic photographs are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery London and in many publications and album covers.

 

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Haring Woods Studio is an international group of artists, curators, writers, thinkers  do-ers, who share an interest in the power of the arts.  This site showcases our current projects and our archive of work over 25 years.