Griet Beyaert & Paul Miller - The Light Within
Fri 10 February - Sun 18 June 2017
A new exhibition by up and coming artists Griet Beyaert and Paul Miller. Collaboratively known as The Glass Cyphers, Beyaert and Miller’s exhibition at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, consists of a site-responsive glass, sound and video installation.
The Light Within is a fusion of glass-making and digital technology, using video and sound recordings made in and around Blackwell. The installation, inspired by the use of light in Baillie Scott’s architecture, brings together the architectural features of Blackwell with its unique setting overlooking Windermere.
Presented in the Oliver Thompson Gallery, this immersive response to Blackwell is made of a multi-layered video projection-mapped onto sculpted glass works and accompanied by a soundscape. Around the historic interior are freeform sculptural glass works by Beyaert, placed by the artist to draw further attention to the beautifully carved wooden interior and stained glass windows that root Blackwell in its Lakeland location.