installation 001 Kirkwall Grammar School Installation

This project was designed and built collaboratively with Kevin Shaw, dyker and Steve Husband, engineer.

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Triangle Trust ResidenciesTriangle Trust Residencies

These residencies, sponsored by the Triangle Trust, involved artists from all over the world including Pakistan, Brazil, China and South Africa.

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Hoy 2008 and How to abandon a vesselHoy 2008 and ‘How to abandon a vessel’

In Hoy John’s work was informed by a water-soaked handbook found aboard a derelict fishing vessel.

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Mailboats 2008: HirtaMailboats 2008: Hirta

This project was initiated by Hansel Cooperative and involved a collaboration between six poets and six visual artists across Orkney and Shetland. Six poems were sent to sea in flotation devices created by the artists.

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Cape Farewell VoyagesCape Farewell Voyages

The crew on these voyages was comprised of artists, film-makers, writers, musicians and marine scientists. Their purpose was to study the relationship between peripheral communities and the environment.

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Voyage : sea journeysVoyage : sea journeys

Curated by Imi Maufe of Bergen and Rona Rangsch of Kuenstlerhaus, Dortmund, this exhibition/collaboration was in two phases, and featured the work of international artists who had engaged with the concept of ocean voyaging.

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