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Monday, 30 November 2009

Nicki Dennett

Yesterday I went to the Surface Gallery  in Nottingham to sell some of my jewellery . Unfortunately, it wasn't very busy and I only sold one piece ... but I met Nicki Dennett  (illustrator and printmaker)  and exchanged some jewellery against some of her work.

I really like the print I got from her. It is called "Burger" :


It reminds me very much of my own series of fashion magazines photographs and I am very much looking forward to working more at it again ...


Nicki told me that the print I now have was part of a series she made about a Healthy Eating campaign.
here are some images, taken from her website : they tell the story of a woman who ....


Life Changes

Comfort Zone

Online Shopping



Ditch the Burger


Consequence

The Way Forward

Grow your own


I like this work very much.
Eating and the problems relating to it are much deeper than what we usually say and those drawings speak for themselves.

Oneness, Love and cooking (2008)

"(...) long ago, humans were composed of two people stuck back-to-back, with two faces and eight limbs. Male-male humans came from the Sun, female-female humans from the Earth and male-female humans from the Moon. The gods, out of jealousy, split them in half. Now, throughout our lives, we are always trying to find our "other half", and sexual intercourse is the only means we have to put the two halves back together; this desire to be one person again is what we call "love". However, it is impossible to fully rejoin two people because it is our souls and not our bodies that most desire to be reunited."





brown and white sugar mixed together + butter and spices

honey


Milk