The wire has been sculptured rather than predetermined by design in order to create gesture within the figure. It is reminiscent of my performing days of choreographer and dancer. The material is collected discarded wire from Sydney’s back streets, with newer additions as the figure grew.
Victoria Monk’s art has crossed different media from performer, choreographer, community artist to sculptor, photographer and printmaker. She has been exhibiting since the 1980s in Sydney, regional New South Wales, Alice Springs and Melbourne. Also selected for exhibitions such as Sculpture in the Vineyards, South Sydney Sculpture Symposium, Untitled Installation for the Performance Space, first prize winner Amnesty International and twice finalist in the Blake Prize.