Strata, old Lismore ambulance building, for Disruption of Distance, Artstate Lismore, 1 – 4 November 2017

Strata, 5000mm x 3000mm, venetian blinds, iron lak, ambulance building

When tectonic activity, Aeolian winds, time, icecaps, entropy and ennui have done their thing, what will crystalise from this -cene? Will new elements form from compacted and weathered concrete, plastic, steel, glass and asphalt?

Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina, curators of last year’s Istanbul Design Biennial, observed, “the planet itself has been completely encrusted by design as a geological layer.”

The factors that shape Earth’s surface bore the Tweed Caldera and its rhyolites, basalts and fertile red loamy soils. The anthropic landscapes that perch on Earth’s ancient body; what neo-minerals will surface from their compressed frames in due course?

Samsung July 2017 to April 2018 1367 (1024x768)
Strata 1

strata 2 (800x600)

Image courtesy of Katelyn-Jane Dunn.jpg
Image by Katelyn-Jane Dunn
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Samsung July 2017 to April 2018 1400 (800x600)
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