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Bleach, L, Underground, Contemporary Art Tasmania (2015) [Published Creative Work]

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Underground presented a simple arc wall comprised of rammed, re-cycled crushed concrete. The architectonic form contained two earthmover inner tubes, carefully embedded in the friable mass, and connected via hoses to an air compressor. Underground sourced global seismic data from live web-based monitoring streams, as well as local ‘vibrations’ pertaining to human activity collected within the gallery administration and public spaces. The two streams of vibrational data were translated to electronic impulses, triggering the air compressor to release air and inflate the corresponding inner tube. Contingent on the intensity and duration of the local or global live seismic events, the inner tubes distorted within their rammed material constraints, shifting and destabilising the overall form, triggering a process of destruction over the course of the exhibition.

Item Details

Item Type:Published Creative Work
Keywords:installation, ecology, ethics, Anthropocene
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual arts
Research Field:Fine arts
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:The creative arts
UTAS Author:Bleach, L (Ms Lucy Bleach)
ID Code:120737
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2017-08-30
Last Modified:2018-03-22
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