ANGUS MCPHEE - Weaver of Grass

ANGUS MCPHEE or MACPHEE was a crofter from Uist who spent almost 50 years in a Highland psychiatric hospital. During this time he chose not to speak - instead he wove a series of incredible costumes out of grass. These he hung on trees in the hospital grounds.

This blog follows the progress of HORSE + BAMBOO THEATRE as they develop and tour a show about Angus....

Monday, 4 April 2011

Check this out...

Definitely worth a look at the photographs Joanne B. Kaar has just posted of her woven hat for Angus. It fits (in theory) on the mask of the old Angus. The one on the left of the four in the photograph of my entry of Friday, 1st April, below.

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