Blowing in the Wind 2019
The Blowing in the Wind series carries on from the Jaama series of 2018. In this work the forms muse over the memory of clothes being blown on washing lines. Each work seeks capture the moody motion of the winter winds that waft and swirl within the enclosed form.
A garment being blown by the wind, Gwendolen conjures visions of washing lines being buffeted by wild Welsh weather. For this is winter’s work. (H 45 cm)
A garment being blown by the wind, Gwendolen conjures visions of washing lines being buffeted by wild Welsh weather. For this is winter’s work.
Satya meaning ‘Truth’ in native Bengali and Hindi, is a garment being buffeted by the winds of our times, the winds of the half truths and untruths. So twisted is her form, there are cracks running though her body, threatening her very existence – but still she prevails. (H 45 cm)
Meghna means something that resides within the clouds like Lightning, Thunder or Brilliance. For she whirls and swirls tempestuously in winter’s Mistral winds. (H 45 cm)
Willow captures the swirling grace of Eastern robes that adorn ever-amenable harmony loving women who with smiling face yield to the will of the winds. Hidden in the folds is a barely discernable crack that runs vertically from base through body, telling a story of the toll this takes on her true self she keeps hidden within. (H 58 cm)
Jackie reminiscent of the 1960(s) bolero jacket with daisy patterns of the era, is a garment from a time of beauty and free spirit. Jackie is a garment that represents values that have been ravaged ragged by the winds of change that rage in the continent today. (H 34 cm)