Mixed media works using the bird motif
These works are made from recycled images and materials.
NMIT Staff show 2012
Images of the birds made from white flour installed on the floor at “A Space” at the start of the show, and images taken at the end of the show. ( almost extinct… )
All the images are made from shadows cast by small sculptures of birds. They are stencilled on any surface using charcoal dust, sizes are variable.
Bird extinction stories across the globe ( Amsterdam Island duck Anas marecula )
I have compiled a chart of the recent known extinct species of birds. (Will upload the chart at a later time). The chart shows that a number of extinct bird species have no visual documentation. This provides me with an opportunity to guess how these birds may have looked, as well as to match already produced small sculptures to extinct birds. This exercise is a “mad” attempt to understand and
Bird extinction stories across the globe
I was born in northern Greece in the mid 50s. As a child, I watched the migration of flocks of bird darken the sky and herald the arrival and departure of seasons. My move to Australia in 1970 kept certain memories of my place of birth alive and exaggerated. My first visit to Greece was 1980, and not much had changed. However, by 1998 (my last visit) everything changed. The
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