‘The mountaineer’ 2015.


This glass framed work is a pen and colour pencil drawing depicting the mountaineer and mountain.

Line Drawing helps capture the edginess and of natures architecture combined with anatomical structures. It shows the figure carrying a torso back pack, bird of prey, animal and landscape as one.

The abstract surrealist work shows a lone climber and nature listening together. A human as a mountain eagle. A patch of bright green plant on the rock face at the summit as hope.

This piece and others in the My Machines series focus on the morphing of body, objects, nature, architecture and engineering to see the world and things around me in a new way.

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Iona Kewney

Iona is a Scottish artist based in Glasgow exhibiting and performing in Europe and beyond.
She is an award winning visual artist and internationally renowned dancer and choreographer.
Iona was born in Ayrshire and studied Fine Art Printmaking at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee (1991-1995) attaining 1st Class BA Hons. Then she went on to SNDO School for New Dance Development , Amsterdam (1996-1998) and later Cirkuspiloterna (renamed DOCH Dans och Cirkushögskolan) Stockholm (2003-2005).
She has been performing her solo works and choreographies internationally since 1998 and lived most of that time based abroad in Belgium, Sweden, Finland and Netherlands. Iona is a former dancer with two iconic Belgian companies Wim Vandekeybus /Ultima Vez (2000,2001,2002) and Alain Platel /Les Ballets C de la B (2005,2006,2007).
Her own Contemporary dance company 'Knights of the Invisible' was established in 2009 together with musician Joseph Quimby.  The duo perform worldwide.
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