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Memento Mori

Cracks, holes, furrows and faded spots have replaced the former life and intactness. They evoke death and show the artist’s personal experience in a collective consciousness of global environmental destruction…  Review by Sandra Ratkovic – Originally exhibited as part of OSR Projects Weather Station  (Simon Lee Dicker/Laura Hopes/Alexander Stevenson/Elaine Fisher) at Sluice – Exchange BERLIN 2018 Memento Mori (I) […]

Silent Swim School (sssh)

(To be read aloud) Nestled between the words and actions of the day Silent Swim School makes space for listening and thinking. I was going to say something meaningful that explored the space between things that allow other things to happen but then: An airbus 320 broke the silence Rising to 64db every 7 ½ […]

Passing Place

Passing Place is a collection of work made in response to a series of visits made to the Orkney Islands since September 2015 and exhibited as part of the Odyssean: Topographies exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery in Somerset From November 2017- February 2018. Work includes drawing, sculpture and writing that was made over a period of two years, including a […]

Prospect /// Cotley Tithe Barn – 2017

Drawings made by fire and torch light with bats flying overhead. Tiles and oak box made with manual labour in mind. “I’m prospecting but what is it I’m searching for? Success? Wealth? Meaning? Glistening sheep droppings catch my eye. Is this what I have been looking for? I pick up a handful and put them […]

Weather Station – 2015/16

Weather Station (Part I & II) was initiated by Simon Lee Dicker and produced by OSR Projects during 2015 and 2016. An artist-led response to flooding and extreme weather […]

Red Sky in the Morning – 2015

Exploring ideas of separation and human vulnerability in the shadow of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami this installation was first exhibited in 2015 […]

Ropewalker – 2015

Responding to the architecture and social history of Dawe’s Twineworks, West Coker, Simon walked twelve miles up and down the 100-yard long ropewalk […]

Unearthed – 2015

Unearthed (A seed that came back with me from a walk whilst thinking about Dawes’ Twineworks) is one of a series of 7 drawings […]

Prelude (IIIV) – 2014/15

Prelude (vii) – pencil on paper (410 x 310cm)   Prelude (x) – pencil on paper (410 x 310cm) Prelude (Xvii) – pencil on paper (410 x 310cm)   Series of 21 drawings of moss and lichen covered sticks made when I was unsure as to what I should be working on.

After the sky fell in (#3) 2013

“… Series of 3 drawings of a broken gazebo that became a sculpture, filled my studio with ants, and my head with that sinking feeling that nothing is original.” […]

Pretty Vacant – 2012

Simon Lee Dicker and students from Yeovil College Music Department (+ Special Guests) take over 8 vacant shops in Yeovil Town centre […]

MM – 2012

Created from the most appropriate object in the studio for casting a shadow onto the artist’s eyes. […]

Pablo, Sarah, Peter & David – 2012

Sculptural Installation inspired by the former life of the OSR Project Space that had been a place of learning, meeting and gathering for over 160 years. […]

The way to work – 2011

More than just a vehicle, Smudger’s Bike is a collection of found and donated objects that have been brought together over years to create a moving museum of the stuff […]

New Red Assembly (After Brian Rice) – 2011

Series of seven digital prints placed on a ‘no entry’ sign over a 4 week period. Representations of the sun appropriated from the internet allowing us to view one of […]

Escape from the Blackdown Hills

After finding the centre of Blackdown Hills ANOB (area of outstanding natural beauty), I completed eight ‘escapes’ on foot, […]