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Placemats: a series of fundamental floors

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Vella, JM, Placemats: a series of fundamental floors, Moonah Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania (2003) [Published Creative Work]


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Abstract

Placemats was a collaborative project between the artist and 45 Tasmanian school students representing six schools. Participants drew and cut from carpet offcuts, plans of rooms in their domestic environments. These were then swapped with others in the group, who took them home to live with, for a week. Participants photographically documented, with disposable cameras, the invasion of these ‘foreign rooms’ within their private space. The exhibition, Placemats, brought together the 50 hand-cut carpets and 1000 photographs.

Item Details

Item Type:Published Creative Work
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual Arts and Crafts
Research Field:Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Author:Vella, JM (Mr John Vella)
ID Code:49146
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Art (Hobart)
Deposited On:2007-08-01
Last Modified:2010-05-20
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