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Wyldheart & Wright - Mare-E Mare and the Suffolk Coastline

$327.00

Framing
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  • Original photography by the artists. Doll handmade by Clare Wyldheart.
  • A signed edition of eleven giclée prints on 100% cotton 300gsm paper
  • 60cm x 41cm
  • Framing Available, please e-mail framing@thearthoundgallery.com after your order, to start your bespoke framing consultation.


If ordering framed, please e-mail framing@thearthoundgallery.com after your order, to start your bespoke framing consultation.

Artists concept. 

 

In a reflective mood, her mind wanders to thoughts of the Mari Lwyd celebration, a Welsh custom performed during the Yuletide season. Mare-E Mare recalls going door to door singing and making up mischievous verse with the aim of entering homes and bringing good luck to the inhabitants.’
Claire Wyldheart - Wyrd zine issue 4 ‘Mr Punch & Friends’
This photo is the first release from a body of work by Wyldheart & Wright that focuses on the rewilding of the landscape through the lensing of their custom folklore dolls.



WILL WRIGHT 

Will Wright is a contemporary British artist, filmmaker and activist.

Growing up amongst his father's print business, ink was in his blood from a very early age: experimenting with letraset, markers and ink, as a child.

Influences such as 2000AD comic book, Trash VHS video tapes and Electro Hip Hop led Will on to directing music videos with notorious metal band Cradle of Filth, British action star Ed Skrein (Deadpool, Game of Thrones) and a host of UK talent. Art activism and esoteric study has led Will back to fine art with work that draws upon his wealth of experience.

His artwork incorporates symbolism derived from ancient spirituality, Northern European folklore and mythology within a distinctly urban context: Atomiser replaces spray can, tags become sigils and throw ups as shrines.  

CLAIRE WYLDHEART

"Claire Wyldheart is an arts graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University where she also got to attend the legendary Hacienda club after years of collecting DJ mixtapes of early Acid House music as a teen. After a string of design jobs Claire followed her childhood dream and published her first children's book, I Have a Bear with Brolly Books whilst living in Australia.</span><br><br><span style="color: #000000;">Upon returning to the United Kingdom Wyldheart continued to develop original children's books and assisted Will Wright with filmmaking, providing art direction, costuming and set dressing on various commercial productions. This led to a collaborative partnership focused on making art informed by their shared spiritual practice. Claire incorporates dressmaking and sculpture into creating custom dolls and toys that reflect her shamanic encounters and insights. Wyldheart & Wright is the artistic partnership through which Claire and Will produce work drawn from the experiences they have whilst in ritual trance. The results mix folklore and occulture with toy art, doll photography, including influences such as rave flyer design and graffiti. Wyldheart &amp; Wright have been publishing Wyrd throughout 2021, becoming a well regarded occult zine that discusses their philosophy, art and experiences.