Showing posts from May, 2013

Friday Feeling. Headpieces for hire.

Image http://www/ I've been turning my hand to fashion accessories these past few weeks. After a trip to Dorset I came back with a hell of a lot of skulls. I've put them to the most beautful use possible, embellishing them with my vast collection of jewelles and trinkets lovingly hoarded over a few generations of lifetime.  8 puffins came into my life, rescued from a beach up North after that horrendous mystery oil spill a few months back. Unfortunately they weren't kept that frozen so I could only salvage the wings. Such beautiful birds!!! One sale in a little artist emporium called  Cult Mountain  Cult Mountain is also on  FACEBOO k Nautical inspired headpiece featuring a fox skull, birds feet, fine feathers, shells, trinkets, faux pearls and leather. Some wonderful soul found a woodpecker and sent it to me in the post. Soon to be resurrected as a headpiece  Charlie Tuesday Gates

SING FOR YOUR LIFE! Musical foray featuring the recently deceased.

Watch video HERE  On Saturday the 11th of May, people really did go wild for wildlife. It was the most thrilling performance combining some of my most favourite things: singing, raw emotion and roadkill. Imagine a cabaret show in the underworld, judged by Cheryl Cole, Harry Hill and Damien Hirst - and compèred by Edgar Allen Poe? Not for the faint-hearted, this unholy union of taxidermy, puppetry and chanson explores the no-man’s-land between hilarity and tragedy. .  'SING FOR YOUR LIFE!' took the audience on a sensory adventure, tugging at their moral and immoral heart strings, as I brought the reality of death to life in a musical foray Basically what all this means is i'm taking taxidermy up a notch.. . Taking it to the West End(eventually). I previewed a small sample/exsample of what the future holds at Hundred Years Gallery.  I eased the audience in by playing a selection of highly of