Unable to travel to Eigg as planned in April 2020, Clarinda compiled notebooks of messy thoughts into a spreadsheet. This was further translated into an alternative archive programmed through boids*.
Seeking to find a space that she can remember from a distance, where language has a constant shift and movement, Clarinda realised the digital interface under toes cream dream – you can explore it here.
In October 2021, Clarinda was at last able to travel to Eigg and spend a week staying at Sweeney’s Bothy. On returning from her residency, she said:
I feel this residency was a gift to me, and with the delay of it happening for a year, there is a feeling that the work lies in being grateful, adaptive, present rather than delivering plans. It is a very special piece of experience.