Table Tornado


Medium: Household dust, shoebox

Dimensions: Shoebox

Date: 2010

‘Table Tornado’ was my response to an invitation from Kids Company and The Bryan Adams Foundation to a project called ‘Shoebox Art’ a unique auction and exhibition of work by leading artists in support of Kids Company’s invaluable work with vulnerable children. Artists were invited to recreate a room from their childhood inside a shoebox. ‘Table Tornado’ was a recreation of my family dining room, where I spent many hours at the dining table; drawing, chewing and imagining worlds in a desire to escape a domesticated mundane existence. Other invited artists included: Grayson Perry, Alastair Mackie, Polly Morgan, Zaha Hadid, Rachel Howard, Mark Quinn, Jake and Dino Chapman, David Bailey, Damien Hirst, Gavin Turk, Oliver Clegg, Simon Periton, Jeremy Deller and Mark Wallinger.