Tag Archives: Assemblage

Celluloid Folly II

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‘Celluloid Folly II’2016 34x42x27cm 5-meter cord £250

Canary bird cage with 35mm film woven into the bars, stitched in place with empty coloured biro tubes threaded into spaces for doors. Yaught varnish applied to reinforce and 5 meter cable braided in cerise to compliment the blue cage. The tortoise shell like illuminated negatives cast a warm hue punctuated with the sprocket holes projected onto surrounding walls.

The Looney Occasional Lamp

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‘The Looney Occasional Lamp’ 56x41cm with 2 meter cord £70

‘The Looney Occasional Lamp’

6 soft toys were de – limbed and decapitated, then reassembled with 1 body part from the other 5 stitched onto each of the torsos. Holding hands and touching toes, the chimeras encircle the light shade like a fireside gathering. The column, base and cord of the lamp are braided in a viscerally provocative red continued over the hybrids bound as if sacrificed to the flame.

Papua New Guinea Pig Hut

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‘Papua New Guinea Pig Hut’ 2016 52x52x49cm £200

Packard Bell Computer shell threaded and braided with a mishmash of ribbon like scraps (this has been on the go for years). Hundreds of ring pulls tied in to link each strand surrounding a glazed ceramic mask. Day-Glo mattress and entry at the rear for a great Cavy chillaxation zone.

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Detail of Papua New Guinea Pig Hut