makes art using ceramics, aluminium foil, ice, video and her hands. She is from Melbourne, Australia and recently returned from completing an MFA in Ceramics at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.
I made this sculpture of a wolf head from ceramics, with sound recordings of humans at a tailgate field emitting from it. I wanted to make an analogy with humans getting drunk and playful and bonding, but also sounding lonely and desperate…like a wolf howling for its friends, or using its mournful sound for communication and to place itself in a context with other wolves. Why howl, if not for locating oneself within a community.
Some of the Dogs of the West Village I sculpted. A lot of these dogs require the final step of glazing, as I was under a three-week time constraint and the final glaze firing couldn’t happen before I left New … Continue reading →