OBJECTS

TO SEE THE NEED TO SEE

Lime wood 26cm x 9.5cm x 13cm; cotton lashing The ultimate sustainable approach to design is to prioritise the potential longevity of the designed item and consider its later maintenance as a key part of its essence.  The features of this object are reminiscent of those found on a wooden boat. This draws attention to the effort and passion with…

THE ENDEAVOUR TOWARDS

The End of Something… a collection of reflections on the global crisis “If the World came to an end how would you imagine starting over? What is the best thing about having less work, less money and more time? How would you best spend your (Free*) time? How can we re-orientate ourselves in a changing world? What do we hope…

INFINITE CONTEXT

The smallest actions have an impact in an interconnected closed and finite system.  The awareness of consequence tackles nihilism. To realise finitude is to unravel infinite possibility.  This creates a context for powerful action and a potential end to apathy. With thanks to James Wignall (Structural Design), Monique Dorniak, Ryo Himuro and Camille Roman (Sewing) and all donors of garments…

SEATING SCULPTURE

I’m currently working on a giant seating structure for a group show coming up in March.  The piece is ambitious; it’s going to be huge. So with limited time until the exhibition I would love your help on the following: I’m looking for filling, I’ve a list of suitable material below, please contact me if you have any. I want…

Session_2_FLAGS

  Title: Network “…the organisers initiated a proposal whereby a group of  practitioners were invited to each make a flag. The flags had to conform to specific dimensions, a 2:3 ratio – the most common for national flags – and it was stated that they would be posed as sculptural objects and exhibited on uniform poles in the gallery space.” Materials:…