This piece references the influence of historical record keeping and how that fits into the modern technological landscape.
Bibliotheken Bauen describes the physical form of a hypothetical library. It still essentially functions as a book and can be read, even though its form has been altered by carefully cutting through page by page. Hopefully this gives a louder voice to the questions it poses in an age where books are becoming silent objects.
Courtesy of SOLDIERS Rd Gallery
paper, glass, wood
25 x 23 x 17 cm
Judges of the 2012 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Guido Belgiorno-Nettis AM (Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW and Director of the Transfield Foundation), Natalie Wilson (Assistant Curator of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of NSW) and Professor Janice Reid AM (Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW).
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