Top image credit: Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir, Algot, 2013, Ink on paper. Courtesy the Artist.

Sigga Björg Sigurdardóttir and Erica Eyres
Alexandra Parade
06 Apr — 21 Apr 2014

Sniffer was born in the month of June, thus making him a typical Gemini. Abandoned by his parents at an early age, he spent his youth wandering the streets, aimlessly searching for food and love. All his life, Sniffer has suffered from a severe split personality (which is common amongst the Gemini), and has endured much pain and suffering throughout his quest for belonging…

Eyres and Sigurðardóttir have created a filmic installation within a traditional Glaswegian Victorian domestic space. Collaborative drawings, sculptures and video form a narrative around a character named Sniffer – an absurdist, grotesque version of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.             

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