Today I was notified that one of my pieces had been accepted for the 16 exhibition at the Millennium galleries for the second year running - both exciting and daunting as the dates overlap with the Unit 17 exhibition.
The piece chosen is Reimagined Relic - something I created last year. The pice linked into my investigations into the internal body structure, an ongoing fascination with the Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford and looking at how to get people to be challenged and engaged with my work and to take the ideas, things that interest them out of the gallery and possibly encourage them to create something themselves in so doing giving my piece a life beyond that one exhibition.
So the piece is a vintage cigar box, with a red velvet inner, slightly battered, something you would not give a second glance to. However, inside is a mind blowing new scientific discovery two bone fragments with a lattice structure that invites you to look more closely. When you do they reveal that the relic bones actually made up of miniature human like structures.