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Ayamanam

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open

Ayamanam is a village in the Kottayam district of Kerela, India. It is the setting for Arundhati Roy's prize winning novel "The God of small things".

Materials:
Painted paper mache, wood, card and clay

Dimensions:
39cm x 14cm x 42cm open

#470 / 2014

Northern Lights

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester
adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester
adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester


This tower takes its name from Philip Pullman's fantasy novel and shows scenes from the arctic journey of Lyra Belacqua. Behind the closed doors are some of the daemons Lyra encounters on the way. The tower was produced for the Story Museum, Oxford.

Materials:
Mixed media and lights

Dimensions:
100cm x 45cm

 

 

Saint Francis Blesses A Shoebill

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester

The church of St Francis of Assisi, Miras Gerais, Brazil.

Materials:
Painted wood, clay, fabric, wire

Dimensions:
22cm x 50cm x 44cm open


#470 / 2013

Bengal Nights

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester

Set in the town of Shantinaketan, north of Kolkata, West Bengal. It was the home of Indian polymath Rabrindranath Tagore who reshaped indian music and literature.

Materials:
Painted paper mache, card, wood and clay

#451 / 2014

Greatest All India Tellicherry Circus

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester

Tellicherry, now Thalassery is a town on India's Malabar coast. It was the birthplace of India's first modern circus to travel internationally.

Materials:
Painted wood, print and clay

Dimensions:
29cm x 14cm x 55cm open

#464 / 2013

Upsidedown World

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open dorchester

Early European encounters with Australia.

Materials:
Painted wood, card and paper

Dimensions:
50cm x 24cm x 58cm open

#435 / 2014

The Castle

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adrian brooks travel theatre box painting story oxfordhshire open

A tribute to Franz Kafka's Prague.

Materials:
Painted wood, copper, card and Balsa

Dimensions:
50cm x 10cm x 45cm open

#448 / 2011