Domesticated Deities playfully looks at the aesthetics of animal worship (such as masks, carving, totem poles, mummification) and combines them with the aesthetics of animal consumption (kitchen accessories, taxidermy trophies, equipment used in the preparation of meat). The shape of each work is determined by the domestic objects used to create it. A wooden spoon becomes a hand, a meat tenderiser becomes a foot, and a peppergrinder makes up the body. These shapes are then manipulated and given a skin of colour and texture with the exterior skin  made up of paintwork reminiscent of tribal mark making.

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The amazing Sean M Whelan and Isnod wrote this piece for the opening night of my Domesticated Deities show. This gives me goose bumps. Sean and Isnod are legends!

Sean’s poetry has been an inspiration for many of my artworks in the past and present. I think everyone should know about this talented dude. Listen to his poetry here.………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………