London-based artist Penny Goring’s poetry bleeds into all of her work as the core of her multifaceted art practice. Crafted entirely by hand with any materials she can get, Goring sinks with every stitch her past, present, and future traumas of living in a world that lacks peace of mind into dolls that aren’t quite right, but perfectly and intentionally wrong. Figurative yet abstract, simple but potent, the dolls are suspended on the walls, facing away, upside-down, maimed or wounded, as though physically expressing emotions that can’t be put into words.
Purchased by Spiegelworld for Superfrico’s Artery collection.
This piece was about the posture of the person and how it connected to a natural element like green leaves.I elongated the neck to give the figure a bird-like quality and softness. I enjoy letting the watercolor bleed and move on its own and then I go back in to add structure. Shereene Fogenay was born […]
A “holy” portrait of being a modern day artist and performer in Las Vegas. Over the course of the nearly 11 minute video loop, Heidi transforms in and out of being Elvis from inside a neon shrine. The sculpture is about identity, performance, transformation and the labor that goes into being an artist.