Passage Series: Private collection, Auckland. 1995.
Soul, Language as a Virus alludes to the migration of language and the Greek mythical idea of a soul being imprinted; actions recorded during a persons lifetime. After death the souls were believed to be hung in the caves of Hades.
The work is assembled from a collection of recycled, fragile, wood letters. The delicately shaped letters, originally made for bronze sand-casting, were connected using fine copper wire. The letter A begins the work that is completed with the letter U. The work is owned by an Auckland Advertising Company.
For an artists self-portrait photographic exhibition at the invitation of Waiheke Art Gallery, titled So you want to know what I really look like? I stood behind Soul, for the photograph.
Materials: Salvaged sand-casting wood patterns and copper wire.
Dimensions: Length 2000 x Width 700 x