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limelight
..................................... The mood created by this installation challenges us to respond to the concepts of fame, futility, frustration and fate. The frenetic movements of the wind – up chick become ever more desperate as it strives to reach the centre stage and the limelight. Its attempts only serving to underline the hollowness of striving for fame and glory. In another part of the gallery the viewer - him or her self – is invited to become the player in the game, but as they enter the ‘magic circle’ so the image they expect to see illuminated disappears from view – another illusion. .....................................