Threshold: The Sublime Skin

 Objects which explore the skin as a threshold between the inner and the outer worlds. Combining entomology pins with sawdust-stuffed limbs these pieces are attempts to realise the sculptural potential of the rashes which creep across the body. Titles are taken from interviews with eczema and psoriasis sufferers.

 

 

it was quite lovely having a focus

2012

calico, sawdust, plastic, thread, beads, sequins, entomology pins

photo: Jon Barraclough

 

 

 

I'm fine, I'm happy, everything's okay, nothing's wrong

2012

calico, sawdust, plastic, satin, thread, beads, entomology pins

 

 

 

itchy and prickly painful

2012

calico, sawdust, blackout fabric, plastic, thread, entomology pins

 

 

 

 I look so rubbish anyway, there's no point

2012

calico, sawdust, synthetic fabric, plastic, thread, beads, entomology pins