In Roman mythology, Juno is the goddess of marriage and in Greek mythology her name is Hera (the Romans copied the Greek Gods, and just changed their names). She was married to Zeus/Jupiter, the King of the Gods.
I use a very non-traditional material for my sculptures and assemblages. Through intricate dissection and reconstruction of the plastic toys, I re-create the symmetrical detail and beauty of the human face and body into an 'other' being, like the unusual creatures from Greek mythology.
fibreglass vintage mannequin, plastic dolls
80 x 50 x 45 cm
Judges of the 2012 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Guido Belgiorno-Nettis AM (Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW and Director of the Transfield Foundation), Natalie Wilson (Assistant Curator of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of NSW) and Professor Janice Reid AM (Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW).
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