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The music accompanying this video is selected from the composition “Distance”, written and performed by Sophia Exiner
Extract from John Marsh artist statement
Painting is a hobby I really enjoy and become completely engrossed in once the brush is in my hand! My favourite subject is landscapes, and I can see my life – which has been ‘touched by polio’ for over 60 years – as itself a kind of landscape.
Perhaps looking at these zany ‘canvases’ you may be able to see what I’m getting at, linking these legs and torsos to the landscape. A bit unusual? Well, so is life ‘touched by polio’ – but it’s worth working at!