Sorcerers Circle (2002)

Polyethylene, quills, fibre optics, perspex, bone
100cm x 100cm x 100cm

Artist's Statement

For me magic refers to the inexpressible, mysterious, transforming, hypnotic, fascinating, mesmerizing, astral and supernatural.

I have experienced and explored magic in nature, in the rituals of religions, sangomas, astrology, in the belief systems and rituals of indigenous people in various countries that I have visited, such as Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Sri Lanka, India, Russia and South Africa where I now live, (having grown up in Scotland). I have had many inexplicable magical experiences in my own life.

I believe that the transforming act of creation is magical and I like to think that many of the works that I have made have a certain quality or presence that is beyond words.