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Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1
Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1
Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1

Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1

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Emily Copp's latest collection "H2O" references water sustainability through the use of repurposed Sydney Water pipes.
Emily first worked with this material eight years ago and although water sustainability has been close to her heart for her whole life (one of her earliest work roles at the age of 19 was as a water sampling officer at MidCoast Water in the Manning Valley), she is saddened by how many challenges we still face as a nation and a planet year after year when it comes to the sanctity of this, our most precious natural resource.

Dimensions: 5cm x 4cm x 1.5cm approx

Materials: Repurposed Aluminium, Repurposed Plastic Sydney Water Pipe, Stainless Steel pin

Emily Copp is a contemporary metalsmith who works with a fusion of both old and new technologies and materials. She has presented work in many group shows, as well as exhibiting solo, and currently practices from her studio in Sydney’s vibrant inner west.

Growing up in country NSW followed by 7 years running a horse ranch in the mountains of Southern Spain, has given Emily has a strong connection to land and a particular interest in water sustainability issues. Environmental and ethical concerns inform and motivate her works which meander through the design and creation of both jewellery forms and tableware objects.

Emily is a Resident Artist and Director at SquarePeg Studios in Marrickville, alongside teaching various classes in SquarePeg Studio’s classroom. Emily also moonlights as a sessional lecturer and technical officer at the University of NSW Art and Design Campus.

www.emilycopp.com

Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1