Christopher Ireland

Alchemy
of Fire

Craig Fynmore, artist, carpenter, crafted a 50kg wooden sculpture depicting Ned Kelly’s infamous helmut.

Part ritualistic performance, part aesthetic treatment, he suspended the sculpture from a tree and set it on fire.

In this mini documentary, we share Craig’s insights about the artistic process as well as experiencing an enigmatic piece of performance art as the fire takes hold.

View the complete series in Issue 05 of The Pool Collective app for iPad, available for download on the App Store.