Different Worlds #1 - The World with The Mechanicals
With the 'Different Worlds' show coming up, I wanted to focus on the actual different worlds I'm using to link my work. The first is the one that links my Steampunk, robot/art nouveau pieces, and the more recent Dancers piece. This is a world where, since the Victorian era, mankind has lived alongside intelligent, robotic creatures, known as 'The Mechanicals'. In an alternate history, Art Nouveau designer Paul Berthon depicts a living mechanical model as he promotes his upcom
So, what is'Different Worlds' actually about?
The Different Worlds exhibition with Girija Kulkarni is just around the corner: the 1st to the 22nd of February, with the opening night on Saturday the 4th! If you're in Sydney next Saturday, it'd be great to see you at the opening. In preparation for the show, the folks at ArtSHINE have put up a page on me in their 'Artists' section. As well as a Bio, it has my Artist Statement for the show, and images of some of the pieces that will be on show there. Artist’s Statement When
New piece for the 'Different Worlds' show - The Dancers
This is a first for me - my first entirely digital piece! This is an extension to my Steampunk pieces, bringing them out of the traditionally Victorian Steampunk era, and into the early Twentieth Century. This piece, The Dancers, is set in the Roaring 30's (The 30's roared, right? Was that the right decade?). The Statement accompanying the piece reads, "In the early Twentieth Century, mechanicals started to identify with groups who were marginalised like them, such as African
New show! Different Worlds at ArtSHINE Gallery!
I've got a new show coming up! Girija and I, after winning last year's 'Celebrate Diversity' competition, have got our joint show coming up in a couple of weeks! Here is ArtSHINE's announcement: "Different Worlds" Exhibition: 1st-22nd February Opening: Saturday Sat 04 February from 2 PM - 4 PM Location: Chippendale 3 Blackfriars Street, Chippendale About the exhibition ABOUT THE SHOW: There are different small worlds in this big world. Different people, different thoughts, di