Site Specific SculpturePrevious
Site specific sculpture for Emerald Gardens, luxury apartments in Kew, London, that evoke the history of the site.
The abstract sculptures reference postal mail, file cabinets and quill pens, recalling the site's former use as a postal sorting office and its position next door to the British National Archives.
The first sculpture is comprised of five curved panels in oxidised mild steel with laser cutouts placed to resemble formal letter mail. A mirror polished stainless steel tab at the top of each panel suggests a file cabinet.
A second sculpture – in oxidised stainless steel – has six curved sheets in a circle, shaped at the top to look like upside down pen nibs. Each sheet is cut and fragmented to resemble tattered paper, and also to allow sunlight and lighting at night to reflect interesting shadow patterns.