FrenemiesYou Me and Everyone, and Outsiders and Misfits are a new body of small table-top and wall sculptures created during the Lockdown of 2020, all of which extend Hatty's curiosity beyond formal and material appreciation to an interest in the power dynamics attached to personal experience. 

 

A portmanteau of "friend" and "enemy", Frenemies takes difficult, messy, competitive friendships as it's point of departure. Finding a formal parallel for the unpredictable and ambivalent nature of these relationships, each item in the sculpture depends on the others within the configuration. Nothing is independent. Individual parts use each other, but the status of user or used remains intentionally unclear and the sculptures seem to create a unique universe of interrelations. 

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