paper, bees wax, poker work paper construction in a gnomic spiral

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Feather Spiral

2011

Natural and man-made materials evidence our interface with nature.  Poker work , a craft technique common to many cultures is used to burn into, and to etch out the motif from the various hand made papers.  Echidna quills collected from the road side and feathers from a lyrebird killed by a fox, are assembled alongside mass-produced dress makers pins and glass beads.

Dimensions:
300mm x 200mm x 50mm
Materials:
paper, bees wax, feathers, echidna quills, poker work, glass beads, pins
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