Sax Shaw


The old Leith Theatre



Invited Artist

My practice centralises around material process; material is in a perpetual state of change through a dualistic, iterative, exchange with process. As a maker, there’s an inevitable interplay between my work and a pursuit to find my place, as material in an unending state of change.

For HD17 I’m composing a static performance of makers’ titled, ‘Torso’.

“…Two boiled leather figurers fixed on material manipulation are in the midst of creation; the viewer glimpses the makers’ environment at the juncture of material being transformed from one state to another through process. The piece examines our continuous, conscious and subconscious reformation…”