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Rooted and Established

Rooted and Established

Selective laser sintering, nylon prime part
Meadow Arts commission (2009)

The three miniature figures that compose Rooted and Established stand gracefully on the shelves of the slender Gothic mirrors of the Ante-room, framed by their columns and canopies.

Despite their decorative air of porcelain ornaments, the figurines - like Witness Tree in the walled garden - were also made using the latest body scanning technology and 3D imaging software.  They are the exact images of the three artists.

As if contemplating their own transformation into small trees, they are twisting to glimpse their reflection in the tarnished antique mirrors. Narcissus-like they are rooted in one place, eternally self-regarding and absorbed by their own reflection.


Brass Art

Brass Art is an artist’s collective comprised of Chara Lewis, Kristin Mojsiewicz and Anneke Pettican, three artists based in Manchester, Huddersfield and Glasgow. They have worked together since 1998.

Brass Art had a solo exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 2008 and took part in major shows at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester and Manchester Contemporary; Cultural R>evolution in Hong Kong and The Festival of the Unconcious at the Freud Museum in London.