Shrinking The Miniature
Installation with live presence, film, found and treated objects.
Actions: Burning of pattern onto bed sheet with domestic irons; kissing of pattern with molasses onto bed sheet; building of boat with spent matches.
Duration of actions various (average - 2 hours).
Materials: tar, wax, salt.
Installation 4 April - 18th May 1996 The Minories, Colchester
Context specific work for former private home drawing on Freudian ideas of the Uncanny or familiar made strange.
Commissioned by Firstsite
Publication - Rona Lee - supported by Arts Council of England - First Time Publication Award