I have been working at John Gulson Primary School with Year 5 pupils to recreate toys and games that children around the world…
Ongoing project since 2010 Tiny replicas of specific refugee camps, shanty towns and slums across the world, created with discarded materials found in the street….
on the edge – shot dead – message – to the rest – displayed – dead – or dreaming
Two sides play fight right wrong goodies baddies poverty wealthy
Sticks have the potential to become many things….. a child’s ‘stick gun’ collection, decorated and displayed.
On first impression a typical English village, with people going about daily lives peacefully walking the dog, having a drink, playing cricket. On closer inspection…
Cardboard tower different worlds existing simultaneously Bird’s eye sky Frog’s eye well peeping in peering out looking up looking down
A continuous line of buildings stretch across a horizon, they share the same ancient sky above them and the same ancient earth below.
Crawl inside a cardboard sanctuary through a small door around the back and sit on a rug made from woven carrier bags.