Materials: Wood, paper, motor, hammer, aluminum track, galvanized nails, suitcase.
Dimensions: 8' x 8' x 8'
view: 'Cycles: The Eternal Return', Sea Monkeys Collective, OCAD New Media
Studio, Toronto, May 1991.
This installation is about
imposed geographical boundaries and natural 'lay-lines' within the body. Energy
pathways and currents throughout the body and naturally occurring within the
A collage of maps
makes up the surface of the platform. Superimposed are tissue-paper dressmaker
sewing patterns arranged to correspond with the acupuncture energy lines
that course through the body. A train track rings the periphery of the
platform and powers a platform slowly carrying a hammer around the body.
Above the platform are four 2 x 4's punctured with galvanized nails. Atop
the point where the tips of the boards meet sits an empty suitcase.