Clay Bellows

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Clay Bellows (2015-17)

University of Plymouth


After applying liquid Ball Clay to my torso I carried out consciously connected breathing for over an hour until the wet clay, applied to my skin, had dried out. During this process clay and breath became interdependent as a drying pattern nation of cracks, determined by the movement of my expanding chest, appeared in the clay.  The work was later developed into a live performance, where (as see above) documentation of my breathing was shown in relationship to my physical body.