Crocheted acrylic wool, fishing line
Dimensions variable, approx.1000 x 300 cm
About the work
Tangental Growth comprises of a group of long white crocheted funnels suspended from within a tree canopy, whimsical and ephemeral, echoing the multiple trunk and root growth of the fig trees and evokes the past and present nesting of animals and other life that the trees support.
Victoria Lees is a visual artist with a wide practice extending across multiple media including drawing, painting, video, installation, sculpture and decorative objects. She is best known for temporary crochet net and string sculptures created in landscapes, festivals and public spaces. The sculptures are her way to create temporary installations that sit within and explore the synergies of the environment.
* The caliber of work presented at Strand Ephemera 2019 was at such high standard that the judges wished to name a Highly Commended, along with the major award winner.