wood to gold

This is an ongoing project I have been working on for the the last couple of years. It came about when I returned to Liverpool in the Uk after living in Canada for many years. The thing that I really missed was  living in and with wood.
 Liverpool  has always bought up thoughts about how the docks were a gateway of supplies from all over the world. Some of these supplies at one time had more value to them than gold. 

I felt that wood held this status to me, so I started going on walks to rediscover the area and collect wood.  I have since then been (Dutch) gold leafing found wood.

This is a studio set up of this piece. I have spent so much time wondering what form, shape this was going to take. I have decided that I am going back to my very first idea, so when I get back to the UK I will set this up again.

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