A belated birthday present from the lovely Mr. H. and evidence of a mis-spent youth buried in books. Ipso facto I have to make up for it now. It may be some time till I'm good enough to join the Longboard Girls Crew in Madrid
|New Longboard, photo by the Lovely Mr H. March 2011|
Elsewhere today, I am making maquettes to test some ideas before committing to their creation in silver and when I photograph them (to try and capture the patination of ruby red that the torch leaves behind) they begin to loose their scale.
|Six Memos For The Next Millinnium Ring Maquette, Cari-Jane Hakes, 2011|
And for a moment, they become architectural, drifting between the size of my hand and the shard like walls of Richard Serra's Fulcrum
in Broadgate, London.