Wednesday, 28 May 2008

winter brooches

I was inspired by the pink intestinal brooch below to create these brooches for the upcoming Studio 20/17 exhibition titled winter brooches... It promsies to be a beautiful exhibition and I am very excited to have been asked to exhibit. It was also a great excuse to play with some other colours!

Sunday, 18 May 2008

I think this is my favourite so far...

a brooch for Mary Douglas

Any one who has known me, my strange socio/cultural fascinations and my work for a while would know that it was really only a matter of time before I made a hairy piece celebrating matter out of place...  

This was very much a collaborative work with the studio assistant.

meet my studio assistant

This is Mansize. She is my beloved, helpful studio assistant.

Usually she performs more sedentary, yet extremely important tasks such as keeping my seat warm, observation, listening and providing silent, non-committal feedback and praise.

However when I was making rope recently she couldn't help herself and joined in...