all images copyright Heather Cowie 2012
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An increasing concern for the future of our planet has led me to make my sculptures. Though appearing in final form like large wooden seed pods or boulders, they conceal that they have complex inner histories of growth and change, that they are containers of other objects.
Starting with a core object, this germinal form is added to in a sequence of layers.
Each new layer becomes the foundation for the next -