I’ve been wanting to work with silhouettes of South African animals and this chandelier-mobile gave me the chance. It is entitled
I hand-cut the paper panels with a blade and with scissors. I finished the top and bottom points off with beater blades that ~I once again sourced at my local charity store. They were mounted with lighting for the exhibition, so fall loosely into the chandelier range.
I enjoy the softness and the spikiness of the springbok form, especially when massed together on the mobile.
I plan to laser cut the pattern in the future – and create these wild-life mobiles in more durable material.