Monday, May 4, 2009

Kate MccGwire's feathers

Artist Kate MccGwire creates beautiful and stirring sculptures and installations using feathers. Design Sponge introduces her work to us.
Sluice, 2009 

"I gather, collate, re-use, layer, peel, burn, reveal, locate, question, duplicate, play and photograph"

"She will take an everyday thing or idea that is intrinsically discomfiting and, by re-framing it, entice the viewer into re-examining their preconceptions and prejudices - cultural, historical, personal - about the everyday. The viewer's response is visceral, the impact immediate, the ideas triggered resonating in their mind somewhere beyond rational interpretation."
Rile, 2009
Vex, 2008

Host, 2008
Sepal, 2007

1 comment:

  1. wow! great blog by the way, really interesting mix of topics