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Stir Gently
Stir Gently
Stir Gently

© the artist. Photo credit: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

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A witty mixed media sculpture by artist Sadie Lee, created in response to an invite to make a 'Molly Spoon', representing lost and hidden LGBTQ+ heritage in Haringey. The artist has painted a detailed miniature self portrait on the face of the spoon and dressed it in essentials – underwear and a stetson.

Of her Molly Spoon, Sadie Lee wrote: 'My spoon is based on my drag king alter ago "Pat Gently", although, due to his lack of manners and general rudeness, I've fallen out with Pat, so instead have made a portrait of his more sensitive brother, Stir (Gently)’.

The work was exhibited in the 'Molly Spoon Archive' exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum in 2014, in partnership with Tim Redfern, UCL and Share Academy.

Bruce Castle Museum





wood, acrylic paint & textiles


H 20 x W 10 x D 2 cm

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gift from the artist, 2014

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