BØN541 v3.0

BØN541 v3.0 is the third in my BØN541 series, exploring the form of bonsai trees, using recycled & salvaged materials.

This work was created to be a setpiece for the 2018 staging of Rent, the musical, by Matt Ward Entertainment, at QPAC Brisbane. It is the largest work I’ve produced so far, and is constructed primarily from corrugated plastic water pipe, which is suspended using the truss and chain from my 2012 work Reconfigure.

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BØN541 v2.0

BØN541 v2.0 was created for the University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award & Exhibition 2014. It’s constructed from computer motherboards, and braided stainless steel hosepipe over a stainless steel armature.

The work was supported with a material sponsorship by Convoluted Technology Pty Ltd, who supplied the braid.

This work has since been disassembled, and its materials recovered.

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Reconfigure

This is Reconfigure, a work which takes the thematic elements of earlier steel and valve works like “This?“, and translates them into different materials.

The work consists of two parts – a chain structure made out of oiled recycled wood, and a length of recycled ferry mooring rope.

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4:7:3:6

Building on the process of Left Hand, this work scales up, while stripping away. Four years, seven months, three weeks and six days worth of prescription medication vials capture time in the form of mass repetition.

Details

  • Glass vials, engine coolant, mirrored shower glass.
  • Dimensions h,w,d: 112, 71, 3.5 cm.
  • For sale $600 +delivery.

Left Hand

Created for the We Love Art fundraiser exhibition for St Vincent’s Hospital’s Xavier Art Space. All works were sold unattributed for a flat rate of $250, raising over $10,000 for the refurbishment of the art display facilities.

Details

  • Medication vials, engine coolant, mirrored shower glass, ink.
  • Dimensions l,w,h: 31, 2.5, 36cm.
  • In private collection.

BØN541

An attempt to capture the aesthetic of Bonsai, but using industrial / technological materials. It’s almost like some sort of weird cybernetic tubeworm colony.

Stainless braid for this work was courtesy of Convoluted Technologies Pty Ltd.

Details

  • Raw steel, stainless steel, brass, copper, computer circuit boards.
  • Dimensions h,w,d: 59, 70, 32 cm.
  • Artist’s collection.

etherwoman

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This is a first year college piece modelled from a lifemodel.

It is constructed of steel and ethernet cable in continuous lengths from foot to foot.

Dimensions h,w,d: 100, 55, 20cm