Ectoplasmic (Ear-Throat Aura) was made by hand from telecommunication cable over 8 years. The meditative yet sometimes torturous working process results in monstrous 'thought-forms' - to use socialist theosopher Annie Besant's term. This work draws attention to the 'telepathetic' prosthetisation of the mouth, ears and vibratory antennae-like head hairs.
telecom wire, amethyst beads
80 x 80 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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