Each piece is 25 x 25 cm and the triptych can be hung both vertically and horizontally. The wall hangers provide enable the work to sit flat on the wall. Depending on the environment in which the work is hung, the mirror picks up fragments of colour which projects from the centre of the work in a miriad of angles. Lee has used fallen willow wood and polished steel, mounted on a polished steel base.
Lee Borthwick combines her love of wild landscapes with sensitively gathered materials. Her intuitive approach to fabrication facilitates a tactile, reflective, and poetic experience for the viewer. Assembling organic forms, tree pieces, and timber off cuts into ordered relationships, often fused with mirror, is a recurring concept within Lee's practice. She places importance on purity by habitually echoing the existing beauty in natural forms, an approach that emerged from time spent living in Finland: the land of lakes, forests and vast, solitary spaces combined with the peace and contemplation she found there is the strand that connects each piece of her work. From her North London ...