The Return Journey


the return journey

first shown in Conway Hall, London, May 2018 

moves to the Pie Factory Margate opening 26th January until 5th February


setting out, coming home
searching for the energy gateways with painting on paper and collage


inspired by:
the Return Journey, a calligraphy by Master Zhixing Wang
the I Ching: Hexagram 24, Returning
the Tao Te Ching, the Book of the Way


setting out, coming home

through the train window

glimpses of my father's life

his experience as a Japanese Prisoner of War
building the Burma Railway


the film ’the return journey’

is a collaboration with film maker Karen Livesey

soundtrack by Reg Marks and Alec Baron


Chinese mountains

and other images

a retrospective of photo etchings



an installation

'the past is an unknown country

we do not visit there'

and yet . . .

setting out


remembering my Viennese grandparents

Markus and Bruche Korngold

it is a collaboration with textile artist, Shelley Ganderton


Pie Factory Margate
5 Broad Street,


Opening hours: 11am to 5pm

Mondays by appointment only


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