Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Essentially a Shack

some pictures of my final piece from Wimbledon Foundation... a little wooden one room house based on an abandoned home I found in the Isle of Lewis.
- it doesn't make a huge amount of sense in pictures, but the main themes around the project was to create an experiential piece for the audience, based around the idea that an abandoned house is like the detritus of a performance.
and influenced by trying to trying to understand the phenomenology of space, interests in utilitarian and fleeting architecture, and they way we translate and interpret spaces.
- i gathered the patchwork of materials by trawling front gardens and charming builders in tooting and wimbledon, pushing them to college on a an old newspaper trolley and built it in the studio onto building palettes