The Harvest Breed

Skylight gallery, Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo

February 2018

In The Harvest Breed Kier Cooke Sandvik combines photography and sculpture to conjure a place; a farm with an adjoining forest, the animals, tools and artefacts that occupy it. All photos and sculpture materials are from the farm where Kier worked for nearly four years.

wool of loved ones/a loved one
loved ones
everyday violent care and necessity
violence or care
tools
amulets
evidence
animals, bodies
gathering moss in the forest
birth, burial
lamb in diapers sleeping in my bed with me; in my garden, running around the house
mystery, power, terror, love(, care, necessity)
farm life
tools i can use, tools i can’t, tools i can’t identify
harvest leftovers; wool of loved ones; dull blades; things that have been in the ground for a long time
objects that hold unnamed power
charged but yet to be cast/waiting to be cast