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pearl lustred wax tablets sing of sentiments suspended, the veiling of memories 

Installation

2020

nickel-plated steel, inscribed wax, cotton rope, aged silk, stainless steel fittings

330 x 127 x 67 cm

Photo 3 credit: Michelle Eabry

Utilising unexpected textures, salvaged furniture componentry has been enhanced with a skin of nickel equal to the sheen of polished poured wax. The delicacy of aged silk is offset by the utilitarian nature of ship-fitting rope and steel. Relationships between supposed opposites, poetic and prosaic are intentionally explored.

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