Thursday, April 22, 2010

Life as a jewellery student 1: Imagination / Survival

imagination / survival (2008) steel wire, polymer clay

While processing new photos, I've been able to have a look again through the picture archival from the two and a bit years past. A little time in between then and now adds a certain tenderness and mercy to the way we look at things … there was a lot of emotion and learning, plenty of sweat and tears, which went into this first semester piece.

I thought about this work as a "portable garden", something that could be a physical manifestation of imagination, and also a place to seek comfort in, to hide in sometimes.

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