This unique and arresting piece captures the rush of energy and movement as a shoal of 1,000 mackerel switches direction, their silver bellies flashing in the sunlight. Each fish is fabricated by hand in robust paper-based materials with a metallic reflective quality, and a further five processes including printing, die cutting, scoring, folding into a 3Dimensional form, finishing and pinning to the back board. Each fish is pinned off on a midnight blue background at varying heights off the surface to create a real depth of field. This work represents days of precision making, and the result is of exceptional and robust quality.

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Custom made. Illustrated example: Height 120 cm x Width 162 cm x Depth 9 cm.

    Custom made in response to requirement for size and orientation requirement and frame colour. The wood frame here is finished with Farrow & Ball “Off-black” with a matt finish and bevelled inner edge. Glazing options include standard or “Tru-Vue” museum quality, non-reflective glass to ensure enjoyment of the work is not interrupted. Artworks are labelled, signed and dated by the artist. See images below for custom commission for The Barracuda Casino, London West End. The client wanted a feature that draws attention to the club’s name. The basement, having no natural light, invited the idea of an artwork that had both a playfulness and reflective quality. The artwork shimmers when moving past and picks up on any of the environmental colours that surround the piece.

    See images below for custom commission for The Barracuda Casino, London West End. The client wanted a feature that draws attention to The Barracudas marine themed name. The basement, having no natural light, invited the idea of an artwork that had both a playfulness and reflective quality. The artwork shimmers when moving past and picks up on any of the environmental colours that surround the piece.

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