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.
Wax, mixed media and personal effects
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 ‘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 Installation – ‘Medals’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 […] Porcelain HandsFork and knife depicted, client had handles made to make a set of four. Specifications 1997 Porcelain and white glaze 12 x 12 x 8cm Commission Med United