Rock Hybrids

Already more than 20 years ago I got given decorative displays from a TV studio set while living in Rotterdam. These were a mix of fabrics, fabric trimmings, women mannequins, birds and other plastic and textile animals that were going to be discarded. Someone asked: Do you want all this rubbish?, Hell yes”, I said. Since that moment, they’ve been with me. I’ve always treasure them and they have been popping into my art practice at different times in my life. They are part of those cooking ingredients I regularly use…

So, AND the red bird is out of the cage and going into the cooking pot! what can I do this time… “chop the head! make it into a hybrid”… now we are talking a different language… connecting the organic and the inorganic…