|The filter canister is detachable and so effectively a separate object to the mask, and so I drew it separately.
The masks are drawn with white oil pastel on black paper and the canisters with black on yellow paper. All of the drawings are cut-out on thrown-away cardboard and elevated away from the wall.
|By bringing the drawings out into the room and away from the wall I hope to liberate them from the flat existence usually associated with drawing.
Are these drawings now sculptures? I think they are both drawings and sculptures and perhaps it’s a shame to have to differentiate between the two.