Saturday, February 13, 2010

CAMP show, Old Street - during the day

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:

Saturday, February 6, 2010

CAMP show - private view

Here are some images of the CAMP show... me creating the London rice installation on Wednesday night and the private view last Thursday.