Song of the Siren – Veronica Cay & David Green

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Song of the Siren - Veronica Cay & David Green

11th Oct – 24th Nov

the myth writ large magic spots…

these images are imbued with the vibrancy of personal discovery; textural studies of line and structural form, light and shadow casting doubt on what we think we know. How an artist interprets their observations of the world may include verisimilitude but this realistic interpretation is often only a small part of the story.  In ‘Song of the Siren’ myth, memory, legend and half forgotten truths act as a vehicle for our journey.

Miles Hall in his artist statement for the 2012 Jacaranda Drawing Prize (JADA) describes the act of drawing as ‘an intimate, sensual relationship between form, gesture and surface’.  This statement embodies the link between the 2 dimensional surface and the 3 dimensional space – crossing boundaries into unchartered waters – a central proponent of our arts practice.  For us the ‘heart of drawing’ is a universal language…

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don’t look away

don't look awaydon’t look away came out of the kiln this morning – this is the final siren for my show in October at Rosebed Street Gallery in Eudlo.  She has a patched and  embroidered vintage bodice, ceramic, sculpture, underglaze and stains  60 x 30 x 30 cm approx .

don't look away

don't look away

don't look away

finished

One siren finished – detail of her bodice which is machine and hand embroidery, vintage fabrics and threads.

 

siren detail

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siren front detail

ceramic sculpture, underglaze, stains, and engobe, once fired 1100 – machine and hand embroidered bodice vintage fabrics and thread.