Each REmuse is sculpted from one whole 7" or 12" vinyl record, with nothing added and nothing removed from the original material.
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Having discovered the potential of damaged and unwanted music records in 2013, the volatile material is hand sculpted into expressive and dynamic figurative forms. The memories that music invokes are contained within a new aesthetic, removing the ability to play the record but allowing a relationship with a time and place within a personal history to become audible in the mind of the viewer. The sculptures rest, recline and dance as their previous owners once did.
In December 2016, monetary sales of vinyl records overtook that of digital downloads for the first time. As quoted from an ICM poll for the BBC, "...48% of those surveyed said they did not play the vinyl they bought - while 7% did not even own a turntable." Whilst consciously supporting music artists financially, consumers also said that vinyl records provide a nostalgia to another time, place and era.
Commissions welcome upon request via the contact page - specific records can be sourced by the artist, fully customisable on coloured perspex, acrylic block, wood or wall mounts. Customer's have previously requested vinyl record sculptures to celebrate a year of birth, songs that have given them strength through tough years, first wedding dances, and even for the top of a wedding cake. REmuse vinyl record sculptures can also be found at the Scottish Design Exchange in Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal, and the Record Shop, Dunbar.
More of Seona's REmuse vinyl record sculptures can also be found on her Instagram.