The Tale of Mr Octopus

We were given a brief to make “a wall piece” and I of course chose to make a vessel (to hang on a wall: simple). Mr Octopus was based on children’s stories and a dead octopus I befriended at a museum. One tentacle is a hook to hang him up by while his other tentacles act as straws…

Mmm…Silver

Questioning value and worth naturally leads on to questioning usefulness and purpose. Comfort  is an exploration of purpose as well as the relationship between the cutlery and the diner. Each item was made to fit the hands in the most comfortable way exactly as one should hold them while eating, the purpose of the cutlery therefore directly influenced…

Bennet I

Bennet the 1st explores the private life of a lonely ‘Everyman’ who does not understand his worth and longs to prove himself useful. And ain’t he cute?

Community of the Individual

An interest in humanity and society, the reasons people behave the way they do, the relationships in a community, the reactions of one person confronted by another, and the humanity of the individual. Tiny figures put things into perspective: no matter the ‘importance’ of a person, they are seemingly insignificant in this enormous world, yet this insignificance…