My most recent artwork, Silent Gesture, was exhibited at Watch This Space gallery together with 6 other artists, including from interstate, local and elsewhere in the Territory. It is a very big hand (2.4m high) and is an experiment in using materials that enable a view of internal structure as well as defining the final surface.

Installing the big hand

Installing the big hand

The gesture is the final posture of a hand movement used by local people in hand-signing and generally means ¬†“What’s going on?” or¬† “What’s up?”. This sculpture is to remind us of communication networks and how our hands are probably the earliest form of mobile device capable of allowing visual communication over distance.

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