Gary Warner ✿ An ear for objects

While Warner’s practice does not fit into a traditional craft category, so many of his projects embrace the creative agency of the hand. Gary Warner experiments with sight and sound. For 40 years he has been conducting his own creative experiments in film, sound, photography and poetry, while at the same time promoting the work of others who share his approach of pragmatic modernism. He has done this largely outside of any formal institutional role, inspired instead by Buddhist practices in Tibet and Japan. This mindfulness is reflected in his extraordinary care for details, as listeners to his recently Sonic Sketchbook podcast series will appreciate. The same attention is manifest in his series on African musical instruments for our Umswenko … Continue reading Gary Warner ✿ An ear for objects