I delivered my first six Confused Flags for Artobotic’s Brexit Art Machine this week. The idea of art vending machines selling random works of art is new and exciting! I know many of my friends and colleagues contribute regularly to the art machines, and I am delighted to be taking part alongside them.
Flag no.2 has a fold-out which the owner can play with, creating a new flag by opening it out over the other half of the support:
This work mixes themes of transparency, obfuscation, shifting allegiance and identity. The last thing a flag ought to be is confused, so I find humour in it. I sincerely hope that anyone who receives one of my flags from the vending machines enjoys it and can relate to it as an artwork created from a time of scary political uncertainty, yet can derive the mischief, warmth and merriment which arises from my heritage of Scottish, Irish, Cornish, Devonshire, and Kentish descent - a confused flag itself!
If you are someone who drew one of my flags from the art vending machines, please do get in touch! I would love to hear from you and tell you anything more you would like to know about the work.
Brexit Art vending machines will be installed at selected venues in London throughout October. See Artobotic’s website here - it is well worth a visit, very colourful and funky! Please also visit Artobotic and Brexit Art Machine on Instagram for more information and lovely photos of all the work.
Thanks for visiting, see you next week!
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Heather Eliza Walker
Artist in Edinburgh, Scotland
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