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Adrian Jeans

Adrian Jeans, a local sculptor from Kensington, is currently working in the studio space at Edge Hill Station, developing a sculpture project called ‘The Craft of Art’.  Adrian has decided to open up his usually private process of modelling, moulding, and casting into a public performance and a documentary photography project.  The work comprises of two identical plaster casts of a life-sized and life-modelled human figure posed on a pile of building rubble taken from the on-going demolition/regeneration of the Kensington area in Liverpool. Added to each figure is a symbolic object (an AK47 assault rifle and a butterfly emerging from a chrysalis respectively) in order to create allegories for the two contrasting ideas of Death & Destruction and Life & Creation.