Translations Series follows the themes of rebirth, simulation and object translations, exploring how the physical marks of time and use can denote personal histories and object biographies – and how a parody of the original is created when material truths and untruths are interfered with.
Translation one 2009, iron
Translation two 2009, iron
Whiskey Tumblers 2009, iron
Translation three 2009, brass
Talc bottle 2009, wax, talc
Possibly Replica Series
This series looks at a collection of familiar domestic objects, once cherished, then discarded, then subtley altered.
Crumpled Beswick Ducks Slight Damage 2009, silver
Lenox Swan Broken 2009, silver
Tired Lenox Swan 2009, silver
Carved ‘Long Distance’ Tea Strainer 2009, brass, silver
Georgian Solid Silver Teaspoons Marked London 2009, silver.
All works and images © Caren Hartley 2006-2011