Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. Exploring the notion of asylum as a sanctuary, drawing parallels between a sinister religious and psychiatric tradition. The colour is symbolic of many things including religion, water, God, heaven and tranquillisation. Fire represents life force and it’s destructive powers.
mixed media & sculpted arms
‘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 Cutlery (detail)Fork and knife depicted, client had handles made to make a set of four. Specifications Commissioned work Spoon, fork, knife. Cast silver 4 x 1. 8 x 0.4cm Hand BowlSilverware ornamental table bowl. Specifications 1997 Cast Silver 12 x 12 x 8cm Birmingham Assay Award 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 […]