Waca, guardian of Loder Valley Nature Reserve
Approx. 2.5m x 4m
Coiled & stitched wheat straw figures (as the construction of a traditional bee skep). Plant fibre basket.
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens at Wakehurst Place, Sussex, UK
This mythological guardian (and pedestrian child) are fixed to a gate leading, by footpath only, into the Loder Valley Nature Reserve from Wakehurst Place, thus drawing attention to the path.
Location: Wakehurst Place