yam, (vegetable)-

The piece takes the cultural reference yam in both the figurative and symbolic sense in order to emphasise cross cultural diversity.
The work adopts a humours sense of ‘ethnic insiderism’- a sort of inside joke and understanding amongst those in tune with this cultural artefact, whilst contrasting with those unaware of its nature.
The piece is complimented by a factual anecdote about the vegetable, using both language and imagery to describe it.
The piece includes a montage of yam prints, sculpture, filmed footage and photography.


yam, (vegetable)-, Mixed media  Film, November 2015, ( duration 5.19 in full )


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The prints were later replicated and exhibited at Cafe W, please see exhibition tab for more info!

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