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Artist and wordsmith, whose work engages with issues of access, from acknowledged physical needs to perceived symbolic exclusions. After being selected as one of DAO's New Voices in 2011, Gini's online presence has become an integral part of her arts practice

parallel vessel evolution

12 July 2014

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this is an image of the outside bowl as described in the blog, viewed from the side with green leaves pointing upward, phormium strand clearly visible. It sits on a white square base against a grey background and throws shadows against the wall

Accompanying 'self-made person' my soft-sculpture, empty vessel in Salisbury Arts Centre's Homegrown: Artificial Things exhibition,  is a smaller vessel made of Fatsia Japonica leaves. It has its parallel classification card: Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Asterids Order: Apiales Family: Araliaceae Genus: Fatsia Species: F.Japonica Mirroring the seven soft-sculpture hands that are in the process of creation, the palmate leaves of the...

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Responding to Dolly

21 July 2014

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A yellow lamb with red feet, a loopy-lamby body, wide eyes and a smiley mouth is leeping over the coloured cushions on my bed

I am longing to respond to Dolly Sen's blog of 20th July 2014, with encouraging reports of bedlam spreading through the country... Similarly, the proliferation of arty ovine quotes, making more and less sense of the wolf since maybe its the black dog... Winston Churchill said that 'Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd.' Not sure I can make any sense of it, but would add: 'there is something about making things beautiful (me -...

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