- something that someone does or says in order to show respect or admiration;
- a way of showing respect to an artist, writer, musician etc by using their style or ideas in your own work.
Definition by MacMillan Dictionary
About Homage Projects:
My Homage projects are a tribute to culture, history and language. They are about celebrating the man- made and the past that has formed us who we are today.
As ever, the focus of my interest is historical, rather than modern.
Click on a project for more information.
Fowl Play (2017) examines many of the ways that chickens have made their mark on culture and the English language, including idioms, nursery rhymes, songs, eponyms and metaphors.
This book consists of chicken feathers and polymer clay covers (the feathers having fallen off naturally from both our and our friends’ pet chickens), and a faux suede spine.
Fowl Play won second place at the Perth Royal Show for the special book-binding Celebrating Chickens category in 2017.
Baa-Men (2016) examines many of the ways that sheep have made their mark on culture and the English language, including idioms, nursery rhymes, songs, eponyms and metaphors. The title is a quote from the Vicar of Dibley.
This book consists of a hand-felted wool cover and woven wool yarn spine and closure.
Baa-men won first place at the Perth Royal Show for the special book-binding Celebrating Sheep category in 2016.