The Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh

I’ve just installed some new artwork at the Royal Victoria Hospital in my old home town of Edinburgh. Very much enjoyed working on this, as its the first Nation Health Service (NHS) project I’ve done. Its a combination of poetry, murals and sculpture, and I’m not sure really what to call it. I suppose its a three dimensional poem!

I wrote it specially for the commission, and it has been hand painted onto two walls following the line of the River Leith as it meanders through the city of Edinburgh. The transparent leaves contain a variety of images including fish, birds, deer, squirrels, and dragon flies, which drift down the river and out to sea…