D.I.Y Taxidermy III: The Future Gallery!
The response from the show was immense. Some people loved it and as usual, some people hated it. I know there was some purists out there who were perhaps not expecting what they saw but the clue is in the title. D.I.Y really does mean D.I.Y. There was a good few taxidermists out in the audience who approached me and said they loved it too which was a surprise! I'm always most worried about them because I know I'm not doing it the 'traditional' way and that can be quite insulting for a craftsman/woman. Like a builder might feel about a cowboy. However I hate being told what to do and how to think and am far happier making it up with more varied and interesting outcomes! Number 11 (Unamed photos by Nathan Whitham) For me there is nothing more boring than things turning out as expected...obviously I admire skill and craftsmanship...but we all have to make our own way in the world and I have chosen this one. The audience was brilliant. I like to think we had a rapport