Underlay was used to reference the things that cannot be seen, infertility was the subject of this piece. The figure takes on the form of both female and male, domestic materials are disrupted to show deterioration in reproduction and sexuality. This piece developed from my ‘Rubber Head Girls’ paper collages, latex glove fingertips were cut off to speak of restrictions, deterioration of the household paint is used to reference the deterioration of the reproductive system particularly surrounding the menopause.
|Medium:||Wall on Wheels, Leatherette, Air Vent Hoses (Pollution Pipes), Leather Jacket, Shoes, Wood, Stuffing, Lingerie.|
|Description:||The work presents itself to be childlike in appearance, this speaks of naivety, the context of the work surrounds unwelcome happenings such as sexual disease and domestic violence. The punch bag is lay as if defeated and the boxing gloves are stitched up to say that they have given up the fight. Polluted Being (figure standing) speaks about the naivety of the transmission of sexual disease with the use of the pollution pipes around the penis area and the tongue is mimicking in a childlike manner but is also used to discuss communication or in this case the lack of communication.|