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NEW SENSATIONS: A CHANNEL 4 PRIZE FOR SAATCHI ONLINE 2010 UK GRADUATES

 
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Kay Johns
(51 years old. Born in United Kingdom. Lives in: Worthing)
Northbrook College

My sculptures are intended to portray a humorous interplay between the hybridisation of the biological and the technological, by exploring a combination of kinetics and clashing materials, objects and forms. This eclectic concoction often suggests metaphors and analogies regarding expressions of uncertainty and contradictions. I have recently graduated from Northbrook College with a first class honours degree in fine sculptu ...[more]
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For my degree show I created an installation consisting of 96 kinetic plant/like geometric straws growing from compost on pink paper plates. For this project I would like to expand on this idea using 1000 kinetic plant/like sculptures. The lighting for this installation would be extremely important and I would need tiny floor lights placed in between the kinetic plant/like straws to enhance the shadows. The room would need to be cornered off, and before entering I would like people to wear biohazard suits. After viewing this installation, I would then like viewers to continue on their journey into another room with inflatable pink sofas, where they could sit and watch a video about the evolution of artificial life forms before departure.
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