Symmetry comes from the evenness and reflection of the form. There were pieces in NZ where a whale tail was described and perhaps that is one of the influences. In looking through my sketch book this form is there � I am not sure whether I copied the form from another art work or it was a development from the ideas I was seeing. Whichever, I have reinterpreted it with the junk materials and it has a suggestion of a zip . We bought a showerproof jacket on our trip and even this might have had an effect.
It was the first of the big pieces I made and I quite like its simplicity and strength