Category Peter Driver

Guest Post: An Artist’s Perspective

— Peter Driver, our Artist-in-Residence, has written a piece reflecting on his experience of the excavation season. Thanks Peter! — I relished the opportunity to be artist-in-residence at the Basing House dig.  I  felt rather unqualified for the role, having no previous experience of archaeology, outside of TV documentaries. I didn’t even study History at […]

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Guest Blog: Artist in Residence at Work

Peter Driver, our Artist-in-Residence has written posts at his blog about the work that he has been doing with us up at Basing House while we were excavating. Peter is part of the team that is working now to develop a travelling exhibition all about the excavation.  We’ll keep you updated with our plans here […]

Portraits of Archaeologists

We had 57 people dig in our 1960s trenches over the previous three weeks. Many of them were snapped by me, our photographer Peter Wheeler, or by one of our Student Reporters, whilst we all photographed the various features, sections, postholes and finds. Not everyone was caught on camera, and these portraits are only a […]

Meet the Team – Peter Driver

Peter was the Artist in Residence at Basing House for the 2013 fieldwork season. What you are going to be doing at Basing House? I will be ‘Artist in Residence’ during the excavation. I am not certain yet about what kind of work I will make in response to the project. I imagine it will involve […]