transit van

Nature Delivers… commissioned by Kendal Calling and Walk the Plank for Lost Eden (financially supported by Arts Council England)


I was commissioned to build a sculpture for the 2015 Lost Eden section of Kendal Calling festival in the lake district.
I chose to use a ford transit van as my medium, It’s an instantly recognisable shape that exemplifies the speed and momentum of modern life (the back bone of Britain by it’s own admission) I chose to subvert this symbol in order to demonstrate (or rather illustrate) natures ability to reclaim even the strongest of materials. Ultimately trying to offer a glimpse into an alternate future, an Eden where nature has the upper hand.

Sadly i lost a lot of my photos (always back up your data)  including all the construction pics from the van and a lot from the festival. My friend Jim sent the photo of me cutting the van roof, I saved the uncut image of the van from instagram..

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