INSTALLATION

Inflatable Climbing Frame Installation by Numen / For Use

Inflatable Climbing Frame Installation by Numen / For Use

How cool is this installation? I’m rubbish at heights to these photos fill me with horror, but I’d still queue up to have a go. If you scroll down to the last images you can see how the whole thing works. It’s a ‘self supporting […]

Damselfrau | Magnhild Kennedy Masks

Damselfrau | Magnhild Kennedy Masks

I have not one, but two masquerade balls to go to this year so I’ve been planning costumes like mad – I’m thinking a multi-coloured, over-the-top, beaded and embroidered floral mask/headdress thingy with tassels and possibly Pom Poms? I realise this is incredibly ambitious; it […]

Anthony Michael Simon | Flourescent Spider Web Sculptures

Anthony Michael Simon | Flourescent Spider Web Sculptures

Anthony Michael Simon’s sculptures, which at first glance look like fluorescent strings suspended in an abstract cat’s cradle arrangement, are actually the product of Nephila clavata spiders. The artist collects local arachnids, brings them to his studio, and lets them set about their work spinning […]

Kate MccGwire Feather Sculptures

Kate MccGwire Feather Sculptures

I’m currently on a camping trip with my boyfriend in Wales, travelling from the Brecon Beacons to Pembrokeshire¬†and then up to Snowdonia. Yesterday we hiked the Black Mounain for 10 hours in the rain and now everything I own is wet and the majority of […]

Gold Thread Installation by Lygia Pape

Gold Thread Installation by Lygia Pape

Lygia Pape (1927-2004) was one of Brazil’s most influential artists of the 20th century. She worked in painting, printmaking, design, sculpture, dance, performance, film and installation and was a founding member of the Neo-Concrete movement, which is often seen as the beginning of contemporary art […]

Talking Nakedness, Selfies and Poo Stories with Artist Allison Honeycutt

Talking Nakedness, Selfies and Poo Stories with Artist Allison Honeycutt

This week I’ve been chatting to artist Allison Honeycutt about her Flesh Suits – a series of adorned undergarments exploring themes of modesty, obscenity, exhibitionism and the appropriateness of nakedness.¬† When I posted her work on Instagram I had a huge response, with @quiet_kaye commenting […]