(1947 - 2014)
Roger Ackling was active/lived in England, Japan. Roger Ackling is known for recycled material art, sun-ray burnt wood images, teaching.
Biography Roger Ackling
Following is an obituary of Roger Ackling.
"Artist who worked with the rays of the sun and flotsam from the seashore"
Recycling material and harnessing the power of the sun, the artist Roger Ackling, who has died aged 66 from motor neurone disease, used natural resources to make work that was exhibited all over the world. He would focus the sun's rays with a magnifying glass to burn grids of precise black lines into the surface of long-lost or discarded fragments of wooden artefacts found on beaches and in other marginal places.
He used no expensive materials and, travelling light, could work anywhere in the world. It was important to him that he did not touch the object with an instrument, but used instead
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