Peter Hennessey

For all the ‘realism’ of his ‘sculptures’, Peter Hennessy sees his sculptural work as ‘abstraction.’ His is an odd mission to reverse the tendency of the contemporary world to digitize images. He wants to grab back the digital into the ‘real’ world, doing a reverse Alice in Wonderland trick by dragging those things we can only encounter via the media – the digital rabbit hole – back into the lounge room as real, hulking objects.

Ashley Crawford 2005

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Giant Squid (Stranger than fiction) 2008
White powder-coated aluminium
180 x 180 x 600 cm approx.
Giant Squid (Stranger than fiction) 2008
White powder-coated aluminium
180 x 180 x 600 cm approx.
Giant Squid (Stranger than fiction) 2008
White powder-coated aluminium
180 x 180 x 600 cm approx.
Abyssal Fish No. 2 (Viper Fish and Gulper Eel) 2008
Bronze
8 x 28 x 26 cm
My Burnt Frost (Explosion Event) #1 2008
C-type photograph
75 x 120 cm
My Burnt Frost (Explosion Event) #2 2008
C-type photograph
75 x 120 cm
My Burnt Frost (Explosion Event) #3 2008
C-type photograph
75 x 120 cm
My Burnt Frost (Explosion Event) #4 2008
C-type photograph
75 x 120 cm
Explosion Event (USA-193 / #3 Maroon) 2008
Video with sound
2:15 minutes
Giant Squid (Stranger than fiction) 2007
The Hague Sculpture 07, The Netherlands