Wig Sayell - Artist Photographer

  • Coming Soon: 4.12.14 'Afterhours' evening of Folklore and Storytelling at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford 22 November 2014 | View comments

  • “They do say there be a witch in that bottle, and if you let 'un out and there’ll be a peck o’trouble!” Explore the Museum’s rich folkloric collections and find the famous witch in a bottle; join a storytelling workshop with The Story Museum; listen to a talk about Victorian anthropologist Edward Burnett Tylor and how his ideas came to influence folk belief objects in the collections, with Dr Ollie Douglas; view footage from the intriguing archives of Doc Rowe; seek out Poet Obby Robinson reading live; and find a new piece by artist Wig Sayell, imagining the residue of folk medicines in the modern age...

                 

    ... New photographic installation by myself (on the first floor), and the book 'The Witch House of Canewdon' will be signed and on sale... Obby Robinson will be reading poetry live, as well as talks and video pieces by other artists and curators. Please use this link to find out more: http://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/afterhours.html  FREE EVENT and no tickets required!

     

     

     

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New Blood July 2013

This was my first visit to New Blood in Spitalfields for the Design Graduate Show. I normally visit the Truman Brewery Shows, but have to say I was impressed. Would like to add some of my favourite student cards and work here - and I have never met such keen and enthusiastic graduates.

 

I hope that you all find work in the future. 

Illustrations by www.lizziebass.co.uk

 

'Untitled' Photograph by www.williamlakin.com

'Gathering of Seafaring Characters'

Illustration by www.lucy.wooler@live.com

 

The blog begins..!

Weds 29 May.

Thought that I would start off with a clip from the beginning of 'Ways of Seeing'.