Window Installation Commission 2018

Window Installation Commission 2018

Flourish
/ˈflʌrɪʃ/Submit
verb
1. (of a living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly congenial environment.

Flourish‘ is a large window display project in partnership with COLAB which asks us to consider how a city itself can flourish and in particular Glasgow in light of the recent fire at the city’s Art School and several creative institutions in the area facing hardship. 

In response to this I thought about how certain materials can offer us hope. The piece consists of over 1,000 individual origami pieces, each individually sculpted using organic handmade paper. The pieces themselves compose into letters which spell out “GLASGOW MADE ME” over a bed of sand which reflects the contours of the land Glasgow is situated upon.

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