Stephen Ives (Melbourne, Australia) is a bricoleur. He creates his work from a meta pile of toys, junk, found objects, model kits and malleable extras such as polymer clays and aluminium. He organizes his ideas similarly, a collision of thoughts, feelings, current and past ideas, history and popular culture. Concepts are edited and refined and materials are collected, cut, morphed, distorted and eventually brought together in an homogenous whole that is both a thought form and a candy apple treat.
Ives was born in England in 1970 to an... Read More