Saturday, February 13, 2010
London ii: Lasercut perspex map
London i: Rice installation
Crochet drawing of Old Street: I crocheted the streets of the East End as far as Canary Wharf (the big loop in the bottom right corner) and drew the crochet... which pulled and twisted the streets in various directions. Old Street is in the top left corner (honest!)
The materials reflect the origins of the space and the area. The rice in the installation piece alludes to the former Chinese restaurant where the CAMP bar now is (and the Vietnamese restaurants in the area), while the crochet refers to the big textile industry in Shoreditch in the 17th century.
This is the original crochet: