The Paleozoic forest of Jewels

Year: 2023

Medium: Installation. Wheelbarrows, coal, gold plated silver, gold plated copper on a fabric rose

Dimensions: Variable size, 2m x 3m approx

Exhibition: Royal College of Art, June 2023

Installation made with two rusty wheelbarrows, filled with traditional house coal. One features a lifesize golden rose and the other a lifesize small black canary bird with golden feet and a coal body, resting on a pile of rusting bits of metal picked up at an abandoned coal mine in South Wales.