elis sinistö

holding text :  Elis Sinistö (1912-2004) from Finland went to live in a plot of wood in the community of Kirkkonummi, where he founded his own domicile, using all kinds of recycled materials to construct various buildings, such as a house to live in (as on the next picture), a temple, a sauna, a guest…

joyce laing OBE

Joyce Laing was both an innovator and an intuitive practitioner who defined much of contemporary art therapy in psychiatry in Scotland. This was a little researched area and no real studies were carried out to explore its long lasting impacts for patients. Joyce began to notice changes while working in a tuberculosis ward and developments…

angus mcphee

I have spent a great deal of time in South Uist, Pittenweem and Inverness “Chasing the Ghost of Angus Mcphee” a research project which explores the work of Angus Mcphee, a very significant figure in outsider art who is framed by both the avante garde and our cultural pre history. Initially I discovered Angus’s work…