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The 18th century French visionary architect Jean-Etienne Boullee designed his "Cenotaph for Newton" as a perfect sphere, which led me to wonder what the outcome might have been if he had taken the five Platonic solids as his models.
Self Portrait with Pegs and Rope oil on 40 cms circular canvas board 2015
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Castlefield show install day three. Working on 'Set', the largest piece in the show.
This is part of a series joyfully celebrating of my own personal collection of charity shop knick knacks. Our Best Selves, referencing Matthew Arnold's assertion that high art should reflect our 'best selves', extends my previous Gainsboro series in the send-up of the classic stately portrait, bringing in a wider vernacular of mantelpiece keepsakes into the jelly and custard morass.
Through the repetitive questions, the piece explores the search
for oneself since self is fluid and indefinable. Interpretations about
individuality and collectivity can be generated. Letters are alone. Letters
are alienated. Here language is used as a system devoid of content, which
moves only with itself. Language disintegrates. According to Adorno, there
is a ‘’non-i...
This wall installation Art work has a narrative about an English lad who is struggling to make ends meet. Tied to a Key Meter, a poor diet, bedsit, manual work and struggling to find the funds to go out on a Saturday night. However, his secret passion is listening to BBC Radio 4 whilst he hears his peers are ‘dancing under the lamp lights’ in the background on a night out.
My response to an invitation to 'respond to' the Bradford Textile Archive. A new work based on an eighteenth century notebook belonging to Mary Ware, a calico printer in Crayford, Kent and my research into her life and work.
I found Cuddles whilst walking through a graveyard. It is the decapitated head of a toy fox and has a bell inside.
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