David Archer - From The Horse's Mouth 2016
Archers Arcadia Exhibition
Roll up, roll up, Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, its show time as David Archer presents his intriguing artworks, sensational sideshows and amazing interactive spectacles. Inspired in the tradition of Victorian and Edwardian amusements from seaside piers, circuses or travelling carnivals, Archers artworks provide an escape into fantasy or gives humorous insight into the human condition.
Pull handles, wind cranks or push levers to bring these artworks to life. Dare to gaze into peepholes and be drawn into magical dioramas, experience the “Mirror of Truth”, or even have your fortune told by a fallen Angel! Roll up, roll up!
Archers SA LA LA land exhibit:
From the Horse’s Mouth is a coin operated fortune teller. Insert a coin, observe an odd-looking horse deciding your future! It took 150 artist hours to create.
Wood, glass, clay, electronic components
40cm x 40cm x 100cm tall