The need to respond to an instruction or parameter has been developed further by my artist residency at The Observatory, ArtSway. Originally, reacting to materials that I took to the space - from paper, wool, to even the likes of canvases and paint, I realised that this was perhaps too comfortable. Successful but I was using the space as a place to work, a studio. It was a waste, valuable but a waste nonetheless. So, I began to look at the architecturally sophisticated structure as a tool/medium. The rust, condensation, charcoal burnt to keep warm, to the blanket used when working, the structure was alive and I wanted to capture it within my work. Using the residue and remnants of the space as materials to record and document with, I used audio recordings, mark making and installation to emphasise the traces that The Observatory was able to contribute to my thoughts and practical investigation. It became a collaboration with a space. Conversing in materials and textures, temperatures and by-products of processes that I enacted within its walls, it was a private theatrical performance that would only exist through my documentation of activity and inner-monologue.