Current work- Irish Wave Exhibition, BeijingMonday, February 13th, 2012
Based on a once common-place versatile bag made of knotted string this bag form tells its story through its cast shadow. Shaped by the ghost of it contents, its detail and history are defined by fine engraving describing the interlacing of knotted string. By casting a delicate but strong shadow it leaves the viewer decide what the content might be and marvel at the method of making which was often overlooked in the original item.
Techniques Blown glass, hot formed glass, diamond point engraved
Dimensions vary H490 x W150x L280mm
A basket form made of glass, captures the form of an exhalation of breath. The swollen form suggests a laden soft basket shaped by its contents. The fragile handle is drawn from the body of the basket as if it is one fluid line of continuous exhalation.
Techniques; Blown hot formed glass, Dimensions vary H300 xL280x W130mm