Designs on Antarctica


  • Installation, Wellington City Gallery, 2006

Objectspace, Auckland, 2005

Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, Wellington, 2006

‘…examines Antarctica’s complex and often paradoxical identity as heroic stage, political trophy, exploitable resource and tourist destination.’ Felicity Milburn / September 2005 Objectspace Publication Designs on Antarctica Felicity Milburn, October 2005

The public had to walk across a carpet of glazed porcelain shards to enter the exhibition space, evoking the sound and feeling of walking on ice and snow as well as that of treading on a fragile environment. The shards were ‘wasters’ from making the work for the exhibition, of which there were many.