Wood, Plexiglas, reflective mylar, plastic toys.
3 sculptures total;
12 x 24 x 12 inches each.
view from 'The Hoarding Project', a group exhibition of
site-specific, outdoor sculpture from June 6th to December 29th, 1998.
Hall construction site
, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Six Toronto artists, (Victoria
Scott, Michael Alstad, Martha Elieen, Bartley Harnett, Janet Hethrington,
and Steve Topping) each created 3 site-specific installations. The work was
fully integrated into the private side of the hoarding and was viewed from
Visible from the street, 24 hours a day for 7 months, the public was offered
an unusual way to experience the construction site, through viewing holes
in the construction site's plywood hoarding.
The work comments on the razing
of a downtown city neighborhood, of houses and small commercial buildings,
to make way for the construction of an entertainment complex.