David Tremlett has been on and off my radar since the 1970s. I was first aware of him as a Conceptual Artist whose Spring Recordings (1972) comprised a shelf of 81 cassette tape recordings of sounds (mostly wind and birdsong) heard in each of the counties of England, Scotland and Wales.
|David Tremlett, Spring Recordings, 1972 (Tate Britain)|
|David Tremlett, Portuguese Wall Drawings (1), 1992|
|David Tremlett, Drawing for Free Thinking, (Tate Britain), 2011|
Watch a time-lapse video of the installation - which took more than 2 weeks to complete.