Designs on Antarctica

     

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.