You've got until the end of September to catch Paperwork, a temporary exhibition at the Supreme Court. It consists of about 30 pieces - shredded, scissored, glued, coiled, painted, twisted, mashed or covered in grit. Torn up sentences.
Hanging Paper Ball is a metaphor for a barrister's wig...
...and for an albino African pygmy hedgehog I drew recently:
This detail from My Lady's Waiting shows a Renaissance technique called quilling, which uses coiled strips:
A similar three-dimensional use of paper strips...
...has a Van Gogh texture:
|Wheatfield with Crows, 1890, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam|
The juxtaposition of these two makes me think of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick's sci-fi novel which inspired the film Blade Runner:
I also like the hidden 'ream' in the recycled book.