The Texel Stone, 2019
Art direction, management and design - Katie Lennard
Carving - Edgar Ward
Gold leafing - Miyuki Kajiwara
Analogue photos - Katie Lennard
Digital images - Huiqi He & Helena Pliotis
3D scans - The Printing Portal
special thanks to Toby Russell, Frances Richardson and Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve.
3D scans of a shard of slate I picked up at The Blue Lagoon in Abereidy, Pembokeshire, Wales. The Texel Stone was carved around 7 times larger in scale than this piece of source material.
Edgar Ward carrying the Portland stone blocks to his studio
The view from the Texel Stone
Mijuki Kajiwara applying gold leaf veins and below is Kosta Hristov, Fixing mason, fixing the stone onto the rooftop.
1.4m (h) x 0.48m(w) x 0.32m(d)