45 Southside is a gallery based on Plymouth's Barbican specialising in ceramics, glass and metalwork from Devon and Cornwall
Jane Price – Wiharuma the Turkey – Kachina Spirit Bird
Jane’s take on traditional spirit birds who possess supernatural powers influencing the vicarious world of the Hopi Indians of New Mexico. Wiharuma the Turkey is a symbol of the wildness of the earth, the earth is a wildnerness that man can never control. A feather from a turkey symbolizes abundance, pride and fertility. The bird is wrapped in embroidered, dyed and painted fabric and stands 34 cm tall.