My current practice involves a consideration of the 'cell'. I'm interested in the cell's metaphoric possibilities relating to the body and systems of construction, and to transitions and flows between internal and external spaces. It is a building block that correlates to organic material and living things, to mutable bodies. The cell 'wall' speaks of division and separation, of edges, whilst the cell 'body' is soft, a confined and intimate space. The title of the work, I hope, also offers multiple readings in the same way that a cell exists as part of things larger than itself.
silk velvet, feathers, calico, cotton thread
30 x 30 x 30 cm
Judges of the 2006 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Anthony Bond (Director Curatorial and Head Curator International at Art Gallery of NSW), Felicity Fenner (Curator at Ivan Doherty Gallery, NSW College of Fine Arts) and Professor Anne Graham (Chair of Fine Art at School of Fine Art, Drama and Music, University of Newcastle).
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