"The gift of imagination has meant more to me than any talent for absorbing absolute knowledge."
The Hand that Caught Me Falling
Sometimes in life you fall. Fall from love, fall from grace, fall from self, fall from dreams. This is the sculpture of the beautiful hand that caught my soul as it plummeted.
Without fail science, magic, and religion have pandered to the cult of youthfulness. This sculpture explores our obcession with youth and beauty.
Tribute to Holbein
Hans Holbein the Younger is thought to be one of the fathers of Anamorphic Art. This sculpture is my tribute to his genius and inventiveness. It is an expression of gratitude for the influence he has had on my life.
The Fragile Giant
Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just three years
2015 Guinness World Record for "The smallest sculpture of a human form". A sculpture about trust, tiny in space yet born of a love spanning a lifetime.
This work explores the nature of Childhood and the complex relationship between fantasy and reality.
Kiss of Chytrid
We are witnessing a mass extinction of Amphibia. An exotic fungus called Chytrid is delivering the blow.
Cupid and Psyche: The Second Kiss
Inspired by Antonio Canova's sculpture in the Louvre. The story of a meeting after 25 years.
How do you feel about yourself? How do you feel about your actions?
At the singularity moment, a human made machine will design a machine more advanced than itself. This moment will mark the end of mankind's dominance.
Giant Anamorphic Frog in Bronze
A private commission for a collector inspired by the smaller scale work called Kiss of Chytrid. This is an outdoor piece is designed to live on a lake.
A sculpture of my mother's hands. The hands that nurtured me, taught me, held me.
This work paints the surprisingly spiritual conversation I had with one powerful Goldman Sachs banker as he sat in the eye of the storm..
A sculpture exploring the relationship between a son and his father, touching on both the physical and emotional.
Intensity is a work of sheer coincidence, like the discovery of the X-Ray. I don't know what it means, but I do know that it was destroyed only days after its creation.
The Savoy Cat
This work is about a mysterious story from long ago has forever influenced the Savoy Hotel in London.We believe in superstition as an irrational response to our lack of understanding of how the universe works.
Interconnectedness of Self
As we move deeper into the 21st century humankind is only just starting to develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of all things.
In this sculpture I map the morphic relationship we have with our ancestors. It is the wedding photo of my grandparents.
Yoda and the Anamorph
Satori is a Japanese Buddhist term for "Enlightenment". Buddhist teachings explain that our perceptions of reality are built on the foundation of ego.
This nude of my father is my study on how data flows through the human corpus collosum. We all exist as split personalities: spiritual and operational.
This is a study of the "Meta Ego", a modern technological evolution of the ancient Self. How much data is needed to represent the self?
The ancient city of Jerusalem is a melting pot of religions, cultures, histories, languages and philosophies all wanting more.
'Faces of the Moon' explores my own face as I move through my biorhythmic dance with the moon.
The Astronomer's Wife
"I want enlightenment and I want it now!"
Noble Sculpture Prize
Dietro di me is a larger-than-life sculpture of a my father. A series of cross-sections of his naked body glazed onto sheets of structural glass. The work explores those times when even the most supportive parent is not there and one learns to be truly alone.
“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” ― Albert Einstein
This piece explores the nature of scent, of smell using the visual sense. Is it possible?
Where are you
This piece zooms subatomic space to the resolution of human understanding. It gives us the opportunity to digest how matter is a matter of perception. We are made up of largely empty space.
Imagine having to flee your homeland because of war, terror or persecution. Imagine being a child and not having your parents with you because they were killed before you left or were unable to leave. Imagine arriving in a strange country, seeking asylum, completely alone. Imagine having absolutely nothing.
Physics is Funny
This is a sculpture of physics at its most hilarious.
The Strong and The Lonely
A deeply personal work exploring ways of communicating complex emotions using just triangles.
Conceived at a deeply challenging time of my life, This work done with acrylic paint and mirrors, explores the way deep joy and pain can co-exist together in the same soul at the same moment in time.
A portrait of my daughter at the age of 13 using a new spray painting technique I've been exploring.
I have travelled much in my life. In fact I have been an immigrant for more than half my life in one place or another. This piece explores how it feels to touch the culture you live in, yet always feeling separated and "elsewhere" at the same time.
Mathematics of Marriage
This piece explores the vicissitudes of marriage using science as a medium. It deploys the precise language of mathematics to express an ephemeral experience. It transforms love into an algorithm.
Innovation Beyond Imagination
This ground-breaking video is the first ever film of nano technology using painstakingly slow stop frame photography on a Scanning Electron Microscope.
The Illusive Cat
2016 | 100 cm x 80 cm x 60 cm
Oil paint on plaster & Stainless Steel
The Evolution of Realism
This work is a major evolution in my anamorphic sculptures. It is both oil painting and sculpture. A painstaking project of painting the hand in oil using only the reflection as a reference.
Body Obsessed World
Using parabolic mathematics, this work is an exploration of how the perceptions of society affect how we feel about ourselves.
Work in progress.
500 x 400 x 400 cm sculpture of my mother's hand unveiling at the Singapore Science Museum in July 2017.
Touching the Identum
I've spent my lifetime staring at the heavens; seeking an explanation. Part of me feels I've come close with a theory I call "Identums Collude". This artwork is the closest I've come to communicating the thinking...or at least to communicating the emotions behind thinking it!
What do you believe?
This work explores our almost anamorphic understanding of death and its meaning. It takes a deeper look at how the physical might translate into something deeper without a binary leap from one truth into another.