Slip cast mould – Kinkaku Ji Pavilion

I am creating a slip cast mould to produce multiples of The Golden Pavillion which I saw in Kyoto. I intend to create a work inspired somewhat by Aleksandra Mir’s ‘Triumph’ where she towered up hundreds of readymades trophies.

The gilding on The Golden Pavilion was totally amazing – I have never seen such intricate craftsmanship. Reproducing the pavilion in clay links to my interest in models and their reproducibility. Like the airfix kits were all cast plastic.

The four part mould in creation…






First cast out of the mould …


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