Black Church is part of a series of models that I have made of the Jersey Road church that explore the fire wrecked building. This work at once alludes to sacrilegious act of burning a church and draws upon the remaining ruin as an impromptu symbol of both death and a secular society.
resin, matte black paint
28 x 78 x 60 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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