Henri Matisse in a letter to his sister Jacques-Marie
"I would like it to be useful. Do you think it could be useful?"
"The task of Art is no longer to isolate tself, not even in perfect mastery, in an artificial and neutral space but to
"participate in our life". Matisse.
'Symbols of Hope', a film by Tristan Vince, with insight 2012.
A short film made by Stephen's 19 year old son Tristan on their journey to Glastonbury. Without preconception, Tristan with his Nikon D800 filmed then edited his footage in just one week.
The Bhopal Enigma
Perhaps the first sculpture to actually join a protest march. It joined the protest march along the Mile End road, London in 2012. 'The Bhopal Enigma' was made in response to the continuing devastating aftermath of the Bhopal disaster in India that originally occurred almost 30 years ago.
Most of the sculptures of Stephen VInce should be in this section because they are always made for a reason, or for a Cause.
An exhibition at the Visual Arts Centre of the Hongkong museum in 1992. It included sculptures and art works that referred to Deforestation, the Ozone layer, Endangered Species, Endangered Peoples and many other related issues. A book was published and is due to be republished together with a film.
A group of sculptures in honour and sadness for the Bushmen of Southern Africa who had lived in natural harmony with the land and other animals occupying it. That was until the Bantu arrived from the north and then the Dutch and English by sea.
The Spirits of the Yellow Leaves
An early peoples who had lived in South East Asia hidden in the forests. That was until loggers removed every tree. That was the end of every tree and the end of these peoples.