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



  • 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
  • ‘The Quiet Room’
    Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. The use of feathers in this work is a metaphor of confinement, a symbol of flight, placed on the floor they become a carpet, once trampled on they become broken and useless. Specifications 1996 mixed media 28x8x8cm
  • ‘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
  • ‘Reliquary’
    Reliquaries reflect the idea of the permanent and preserved remains, marrying the idea of the funeral and burial ritual. The heads are swaddled by various darkly tinted materials connected to these rituals. Specifications 1998 Wax, mixed media and personal effects Unique
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