Work in progress: an experiment in transparency. (metal rods, fibreglass mesh & sailing twine, 2.4 x 1.85 x 1.2m)
Photo by Meredith Turnbull

Patterns of interlocking seams in the mesh covering travel over the surface to meld with the curving lines of the metal substructure visible underneath, defining the 3D form.
The gesture is part of a hand movement used by local people in hand-signing. It generally means “What’s going on?” or “What’s up?”. This sculpture is to remind us of communication networks and how our hands were the earliest form of mobile device, providing silent visual communication over distance.