Thursday, 14 May 2009

Utopian Shed

My exhibition is finally over, I have presented and now I just need to document the process which is hard going but satisfying. After my uber inspiring 'Site Specific,' workshop I decided to throw caution to the wind and remove myself from the studio environment completely. I can honestly say this was the best decision i made all year, the sheds dilapidated quality made the piece more beautiful and gave the site an eerie and other worldly feel. In fact, a member of the viewing audience compared it to the wardrobe in Narnia which I was absolutely ecstatic to hear. I have decided to upload the images of my final piece as well as introducing you to the next stage of my work. I have entered a group project at this part of the module which is really exciting, I'll fill you in after these images :) enjoy!

The last image with the small dark dots are hole punches of old book pages suspended by invisible thread. In real life they look like cobwebs, my own little Susan Collis moment! The total amount of paperclips is still up in the air but I reckon there are over 5 thousand paperclips in total. The group project has really got me a bit goosepimply, we are going to create an exhibition in an abandoned building, whether that be an empty shop window, an old church or a derelict site. Our name is BOLT and we are curating the exhibition around the idea of a 'key.' I'm considering using keyholes as my own personal starting point; I like the idea of catching a glimpse of something, but not really knowing what lies behind that closed door. This group is already living the dream, we just have to make our own happen now. Take a quick look and I'll post again soon :)

1 comment:

  1. Nice to know some of the business cards did something. This shed looks amazing although I'm not sure I understand it. I'll try and remember to come back soon for more.


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