Babylon Gallery, Ely, 2005
2. Seeker, 2005,
sacking, thread & string, 230 X 280 cms. Constructed from
worn and torn sacking to suggest both poverty and a timeless rather
than contemporary appearance. The sewn phrases record basic physical
actions of someone who could be a prehistoric nomadic hunter,
a present day asylum-seeker or a homeless person roaming the city.
The attached objects may form a ‘survival kit ‘ for
3. Handicap, 2005,
sacking, thread & string, wood & metal objects, 230 x
120 cms. A wanderer uses his or her hand to communicate
with others. Hands constructed this ancient-looking piece and
the hand-made artefacts used hang from it.
4. Rough Passage,
2005, sacking, thread, string, wood, 230 x 108 cms. Imaginary
episodes from the life of a voyager: a deckhand on an ancient
sea journey or a homeless person wandering the present-day city.