Emily Floyd

Emily Floyd

#Poll

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Renowned Australian artist Emily Floyd invited UAP to produce an artwork edition of five sculptural parrots. Expanding on the artist’s interest in the great works of European literature, each parrot takes the name of a ‘literary parrot’, beginning with Poll from Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe. Born into a family of toymakers, Emily’s artistic influence is hard to miss in many of her works.

Combining Emily’s traditional hand-carving techniques with advanced manufacturing technologies, UAP used a 3D scanner and robotic router to translate the artist’s wooden Marquette, upscaling to create the set of cast and painted aluminum parrot sculptures.

Emily Floyd is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery.

Image credits: Roger D'Souza, Rachel See

#Project summary

Creative

Emily Floyd

Artwork Title

Poll

Client

Anna Schwartz Gallery

Year

2017

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Build

UAP

#Related projects

Ronnie van Hout

Auckland, New Zealand

Ronnie van Hout

Boy Walking

Leo Villareal

Sydney, Australia

Leo Villareal

Flying Star

Studio 505

Brisbane, Australia

Studio 505

155 Queen Street

Kyle Hughes Odgers

Perth, Australia

Kyle Hughes Odgers

Globe Lane