Waiting for the Wolf
Beneath the superficial surface of the fairytale lies a profound darkness.
Objects: The presence of the object, in a particular place, coupled with the absence of the owner
permits imaginative allusion to begin. Mythological significance subverts truth.
Words: Standalone objects, obscure meanings, straining under the weight of their
And yet, when positioned together; magically reveal an intuitive narrative, (or song). ( Moira Third 2009)
I made my song a coat
Covered with embroideries
Out of old mythologies
From heel to throat;
But the fools caught it,
Wore it in the world's eyes
As though they'd wrought it.
Song, let them take it,
For there's more enterprise
In walking naked
(A Coat, W B Yeats.)
some of the above images from an outdoor installation as part of Scratching The Surface,Ardo House Studio 2009
and old and new brought together as a photographic installation at Inchmore Gallery October 2009.
All images © Moira Third