St Columba's Catholic College
Raku clay, bronze metal clay, copper oxide, acrylic, Perspex
Would you sell an organ from your body for an orchid? Trans-plants compares illegal organ harvesting for transplants to rapacious orchid trafficking. Immersed in the bizarre world of orchid obsession, the vessels depict the lure of the seductive orchid enticing flower hunters to risk their lives in the pursuit of the exotic specimens – not unlike the dangerous, commercial appeal of illicit human organs.
ARTEXPRESS is a joint partnership between The New South Wales Department of Education and NSW Education Standards Authority in association with Hazelhurst Arts Centre.