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Three of six figures from the series

There is a set of six of these Falling Figures altogether all based on various stages of collapse (or release), some of which quote works by other artists and other media. Please find a short video about how this piece was made and some of the ideas raised by it in Falling Figures on IGTV by Instagram (best viewed on mobile phone)

Falling Figure 02 - after Madmen, an unglazed terracotta figure about 10cm in length encrusted with embossed forms

Falling Figure 02 – after Madmen, an unglazed terracotta figure about 12cm in length encrusted with embossed forms.
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Falling Figure 01-operatic, an unglazed terracotta figure about 10cm in length encrusted with embossed forms

Falling Figure 01 – Operatic, an unglazed terracotta figure about 10cm in length covered in a texture created by pressing small pieces of clay onto the body with a shaped tool e.g. the end of a ball point pen lid or a screw head.
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Falling Figure 04, an unglazed terracotta figure about 10cm in length encrusted with embossed forms

Above: Falling Figure 04, after figures found at Pompeii, an unglazed terracotta figure about 12cm in length coated with a texture of forms pressed into the body with small shaped tools made of wood, plastic or metal.

There is now a short IGTV about this artwork please click on the button below to view it:

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