I conceived this work almost a year ago. I had a vision of a drawing installed in the busy cafe at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Filling up the height of the space with the social noise and clatter of crockery and tables to support it and help bring it to life.
An electric, eclectic mash-up of archive material looking at the past from the future, with a specially commissioned soundtrack, Arcadia examines the rich and strange history of the British countryside.
Horizon Rising is a continuum of David Cass’s practice on environmental themes – in particular sea level rise – over the decade since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art. His work is of particular relevance to North Uist and Taigh Chearsabhagh.