TOOLS, MATERIALS AND PROCESSES.
absence/ prescence of my father; fading;
feel of his hands rough from sandpaper;
remembered by tool marks, dried paint brushes, smell of beeswax on his hands;
smoothing down; faint residue of memory;
retelling stories, what did he tell me? who will tell me now how to?
male , female, passive, active in the workshop;
pushing, standing still;
creating the family DIY bible; the importance our timeline;
measuring the existence of the past; the co-ordinates of Golden Time;
threads; conversations; watching to learn; questioning all the time;
“mind your own beeswax”!
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Swallows and Amazons
24cm(L) x 116cm(W) x 9cm(H)
Fabric, paper, found objects, spirit level, wire, threads and embellishments.
If you're good, you'll get a lollipop
22.5cm(L) x 2.5cm(W) x 19cm(H)
Paper, fabric, spirit level, wire, threads and embellishments.
What's the time, Mr Wolf?
22.5cm(L) x 10cm(W) x 19cm(H)
Fabric, paper, found objects, threads and embellishments.
37cm(L) x 18.5cm(W) x 16cm(H)
Cotton, copper, found objects, sawdust, threads.
27cm(L) x 25cm(W) x 6cm(H)
Hammer, cotton, threads, hardware.