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'Shepherd of the Sun' being installed in 'Scale Appropriate: Sculptures by Michael Lyons' 2014 at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.
mixed media drawing on paper
oil paint on linen
Sculpture commission for the 'Ginger for Life' garden project at the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
'Dharma racksa' or 'for the love of nature' is a site specific sculpture created for the garden. Made from locally sourced sustainable timber. The form of the work describes the essence of beautiful plant growth towards the sun.
The QSBG carry...
This work looks at the role of memory and the attempts the mind makes to recreate the pleasures associated with good experiences. It references Marcel Proust and other thinkers. It was made as part of a failed attempt to make a forgettable artwork.
acrylic on paper, 27x29cm, 2013
A series of photographs of found flip flops that have been nattered and beaten by the sea. They are reminiscent of the passing of childhood (most are children's sized) and also point to the incredible loss of life of recent migrant ships voyages in the Mediterranean Sea.
Trevor H Smith
Ideas expressed through a series of proposals.
Proposal as outcome.
. This body of work reflects a new focus on portraiture but not in a conventional way. Rather than representing the human appearance visual clues and codes are used symbolically to convey character and personality. Colour, line and gestures help to build up a picture of the person without overt reference appearance
This piece is a critique about Soap operas. It asks if they are a healthy past time and a positive input to our nation. The male character works on 2 levels, on one, he is the mean soap opera stereotypical character and on another level, he is the soap opera itself.
Concept: James Paddock
Photography: Rob Luckins + James Paddock
Actor/Models: Sam Dunning + Jessica Sargent
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