The silver shilling was traditionally given to the press-ganged or the eager volunteer as a token. To me it represents the man, the repetitious stamp of the King, and uniformity of the faded male image reflects the passing of the nameless conscripts.

Specifications

1998
Cast Silver
Brutality Medals 5 x 8cm
Kings Shilling 2.5 x 10 cm
Hand made box with velvet
lining 30 x 20 x 5cm



  • ‘Defaced’
    Installation Derelict Cinema, London Life cast heads suspended from meat hooks, comment on decay and society. Specifications 1996 latex & mixed media 18x15x15cm 1/25variations
  • ‘Gamut in an Armoire’
    Heads representative of our emotions hide within this box. The use of silver brings with it the cultural association of preciousness, an implication of treasure. Modern Art Medal with exterior and interior as obverse and reverse. Specifications Cast Silver and Bronze 6.6 x 4.4 x 2.8 cm Limited Edition View at the British Museum
  • Installation ‘Reliquary’
    The reliquary lost in time. Specifications 1998 Cast silver Head 2 x 1.5 x 1.5cm Handmade box with velvet lining 5 x 3.5 x 3.5 Limited Edition
  • ‘Ghost’
    Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. A conceptual work with figurative reference to the anonymous patients that once filled the building. Specifications 1996 Time delay photograph with sculpted arms 28x8x8cm
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