I enjoy making 3D pieces; using what ever I see around that inspires me.
sometimes these were made from old kitchen drawers
Some were made from clay, papier mache or some combination of all that was available
Most are a statement on social history and attitudes;
some drawing on historical events;
some just because I saw some image that intrigued me.
Eliza Hall arrived with the First Fleet at 17.
For minor crime she was incarcerated in Sydney & Norfolk Island. She died at age 42, in Paramatta Asylum .. one of our first
'Boat People" ... how little has changed!
As a young boy I kept birds ... pigeons, finches etc
Then I realised 'Caged Birds' were rather sad
Richard Head ..
(or Joint Head of Dept)
with eyes made from lamb bones ...
My response to a misogynist politician
In Morocco women were somewhat 'hidden', maybe caged?
Old buildings were often 'decorated' with beautiful arabic script.
I was amused to discover this was advertising COCA COLA
Caged Bird 1
Caged Bird 2
Silent witnesses watching Guard.
Caged Bird with Coca Cola.
entry in Sculpture on the Edge
of date palms