ash, stained, waxed and parcel gilt
106cm high by16cm wide by 15cm deep
“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This piece was made
from an ash branch that fell in the garden and is an exercise in breathing
life into an object that could so easily be seen as dead and not worth the
effort of saving.
Constrained by the
physical dimensions of the source material, it is intentionally delicately
balanced and top-heavy, symbolising the fragile yet palpable grasp on life that
nature can often display.
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