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a selection of art, installations and design works by simon alexander cook [ mpathe ] (and just a few other favourites) enjoy!

design samples from our "flavours of afghan cooking" book, available soon:

bon appétit : ) "nooshe jan" - نوش جان

— 1 week ago
#graphic  #calligraphic  #calligraphy  #book design  #photography  #afghan  #food  #cookbook  #aahya  #bread  #yoghurt  #yum 
In Situ 2013 installation, Terms of Trade - in black and white.
Highly Commended Award.
Mosman Art Gallery 4-20 October 2013. NSW Australia.

In Situ 2013 installation, Terms of Trade - in black and white.

Highly Commended Award.

Mosman Art Gallery 4-20 October 2013. NSW Australia.

— 9 months ago with 3 notes
#insitu13  #installation  #Sculpture Award  #Mosman  #pipework  #pipeart  #calligraphic  #japanese  #chinese symbol 
BUY-SELL - you like you buy - my recent 3d calligraphic work, supporting first plantings of Pyrethrum Daisy (self-sown seedlings) and local indigenous native Plectranthus parviflorus Mint. The syllabogram is in common to both Chinese and Japanese text, i understand. Keep posted for a progress photo.. Made to Order : {

BUY-SELL - you like you buy - my recent 3d calligraphic work, supporting first plantings of Pyrethrum Daisy (self-sown seedlings) and local indigenous native Plectranthus parviflorus Mint. The syllabogram is in common to both Chinese and Japanese text, i understand. Keep posted for a progress photo.. Made to Order : {

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— 1 year ago with 1 note
#sculpture  #calligraphic  #chinese symbol  #verticalgarden  #herb ladder  #herbs  #Grass  #indigenous  #insectsandthecity  #installation 
New #calligraphic form of my next original #HerbLadder prior to installation #vorsprungarten #pipedream #parramatta #threeropes #primarycolours #black #yellow #white #red #blue #mandarin #character #reference #instagroove #igers

New #calligraphic form of my next original #HerbLadder prior to installation #vorsprungarten #pipedream #parramatta #threeropes #primarycolours #black #yellow #white #red #blue #mandarin #character #reference #instagroove #igers

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#blue  #parramatta  #pipedream  #reference  #instagroove  #character  #yellow  #herbladder  #primarycolours  #black  #igers  #vorsprungarten  #mandarin  #white  #calligraphic  #threeropes  #red 
Brahmarina_menorama #2 (7Swan), 2012. Simon’s new sculptural installation for Parramasala, overlooks Parramatta River like a royal box conceptually in a Hindi like 3D font.  http://instagram.com/p/Rmoc6MLe6m/

Brahmarina_menorama #2 (7Swan), 2012. Simon’s new sculptural installation for Parramasala, overlooks Parramatta River like a royal box conceptually in a Hindi like 3D font.  http://instagram.com/p/Rmoc6MLe6m/

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#Parramatta  #Sculpture Walk  #Swan  #brahmarina  #calligraphic  #hindi  #hydrocarbon  #sculpture  #parramasala 
Xpandourossa_systemica_#1. (2012) Finalist in Sculpture on the Greens (Wyong) - 
Xpandourossa_systemica #1 portrays a graphic tag as a conundrum of growth within a closed (natural) system. Conceived to rest quietly and red-bellied in the sun on cropped grass the work is a reference to the Ouroboros mythological circled-snake symbol of natural cycles, unity and eternity. As a timeless rosette pattern this continuous ‘closed-loop’ appears to be able to expand and contract, with a scissor-like motion. Potentially flexible to change shape whilst rigid in form the device is a universal mathematical microcosm.
Acknowledging interlocking geometry of Islamic taprats this expresses lessons from ‘nature’ on growth being within renewing cycles rather than from our anthropocentric constructs. Our desire for control of nature is suspended during the installation as the embracing lawn grows through the structure, tantalizing viewers to question the installation, possibly to wish to modify, snip and clip (scissor cut) the grassy context. The work is analogous to pre-conceived urges to manipulate our natural support systems, and habitats of other species. The figurative snake in the grass, which is a favorite criticism of the artist.
To be exhibited from 12 Oct at Heritage Rose Festival - Ruminations Rumsey Art Walk https://www.facebook.com/events/469303429771265/

Xpandourossa_systemica_#1. (2012) Finalist in Sculpture on the Greens (Wyong) - 

Xpandourossa_systemica #1 portrays a graphic tag as a conundrum of growth within a closed (natural) system. Conceived to rest quietly and red-bellied in the sun on cropped grass the work is a reference to the Ouroboros mythological circled-snake symbol of natural cycles, unity and eternity. As a timeless rosette pattern this continuous ‘closed-loop’ appears to be able to expand and contract, with a scissor-like motion. Potentially flexible to change shape whilst rigid in form the device is a universal mathematical microcosm.

Acknowledging interlocking geometry of Islamic taprats this expresses lessons from ‘nature’ on growth being within renewing cycles rather than from our anthropocentric constructs. Our desire for control of nature is suspended during the installation as the embracing lawn grows through the structure, tantalizing viewers to question the installation, possibly to wish to modify, snip and clip (scissor cut) the grassy context. The work is analogous to pre-conceived urges to manipulate our natural support systems, and habitats of other species. The figurative snake in the grass, which is a favorite criticism of the artist.

To be exhibited from 12 Oct at Heritage Rose Festival - Ruminations Rumsey Art Walk https://www.facebook.com/events/469303429771265/

— 1 year ago with 2 notes
#art installation  #Ouroboros  #Sculpture On The Green  #2012  #rosette  #calligraphic 
EAR STAND. (prototype) Inspired by the Chinese calligraphic character for “EAR” the device can be a read, felt, smelt and moved but embodies contradictions and unsatisfied desires. It is a counter intuitive play of use and practicality - bulky but open, spatially open but heavy, with charcoal edged that would mark and stain clothing. It can be a typographic error. It is a cry for freedom by the oppressed. It can be a crushing machine, a clothes press, the carbon crisis and carbon sink, a luddite low technology configuration, an impossible wheelbarrow and luggage rack. [version 1 of 3 different pieces]

EAR STAND. (prototype) Inspired by the Chinese calligraphic character for “EAR” the device can be a read, felt, smelt and moved but embodies contradictions and unsatisfied desires. It is a counter intuitive play of use and practicality - bulky but open, spatially open but heavy, with charcoal edged that would mark and stain clothing. It can be a typographic error. It is a cry for freedom by the oppressed. It can be a crushing machine, a clothes press, the carbon crisis and carbon sink, a luddite low technology configuration, an impossible wheelbarrow and luggage rack. [version 1 of 3 different pieces]

— 1 year ago with 2 notes
#furniture  #clothes stand  #calligraphic  #3D tag  #chinese symbol