Isabel Peppard - "Nursery"-silicone, wood and artists own hair - 12 x 15 x 15cm (4.7"x5.9"x5.9")
Isabel Peppard (Melbourne, Australia) is a multidisciplinary artist who works across the mediums of film, sculpture and stop-motion animation. As a silicone technician she has worked with luminary local artists such as Sam Jinks, Adam Elliot and Patricia Piccinini. Her work in film has screened at top-tier festivals, including MIFF, Sitges and Annecy, and has been broadcast on national television. Her short film Butterflies won the Dendy award at the Sydney Film Festival and received an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts award nomination. Through her diverse practice, Isabel creates rich narrative imagery that explores themes of love and psychological pain, emotional viscera and the monstrous feminine.