Amanda Wallwork

Amanda Wallwork

Deep Time

Deep Time 14

Deep Time 14, Oil, graphite and plaster on board, 11 x 15cm, 2013

In a departure from previous work revealing traces in the earth when viewed from above, recent works go below ground exploring the geology beneath. The work in this series references the term ‘deep time’ used by geologists to describe the concept of the vast unimaginable periods of time represented by geological timescales. Homing in on the physicality and colour of the exposed rock face of the Dorset coast and the ‘colour’ of time as symbolised by geological mapping, these works convey a sense of the age old, all knowing of the rock beneath our feet and the concept of these slowly formed layers acting as compressed data stores recording everything.

WALLWORK Deep Time13

Deep Time 13, oil and plaster on board, 60 x 80cm, 2012

 

Deep Time works included on the Mapping The Jurassic Coast projects page

Deep Time works included on the Mapping The Jurassic Coast projects page.
Lto R: One Hundred and Eighty Five Years, West Cliff and East Cliff
Exhibited in Coast Unearthed, Part 2 of Mapping the Jurassic Coast, 2012