Spun Prism

Spun Prismatic is a three dimensional tapestry of light, colour and volume. Part of a collection of “tension pieces”, these works explore the potential of cord to create dynamic volumes through tension.

Balancing a careful choice of materials, the hand woven cords are held in tension by the weight of the linear elements, both lights and weights, which in turn create the form of three nesting prisms suspended mid-air. Varying in size and colour the layered prismatic forms diffuse the light, and create an interference pattern, or moire, which creates the illusion of movement and depth with the shifting gaze of the viewer.

Copper, mercerised cotton, stainless steel
350 x 400 x 1000mm