My sculpture was inspired by the experience of driving on expressways in Japan in 2008. I wanted to explore some of the psychological aspects associated with everyday experiences of travel. My emphasis was not only on high-speed horizontal movement but also the moments in which we make decisions in pressured situations, for instance reading signage and quickly choosing the direction to take. Just as in daily life, once the choice is made we are committed. Whether we end up travelling as intended or not, we cannot go back.
Courtesy of King Street Gallery on William
10.6 x 58 x 73.4 cm
Judges of the 2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Dr Gene Sherman AM (Executive Director of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation) and Professor Ted Snell AM (Chair of the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council).
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