Natural history of trees
Courtney Pedersen and Charles Robb's A Natural History of Trees was a installation mounted at Blindside ARI in Melbourne's CBD in 2012. The work took the form of a pine-panelled room containing a pair of life-sized tree trunks composed entirely of stacks of cut paper discs. A faux bois stool reinforced the sense of artificiality. Claustrophic and precarious, the installation was simultaneously a response to the complexity of our relationship with nature and place, and an evocation of the precarious quality of the collaborative process.
The exhibition was accompanied by a catalogue with an essay by writer/curator, Jane O'Neill.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Material:||Paper, pine palings, steel, cement mortar, fibreglass, wire mesh, fittings|
|Measurements or Duration:||dim variable|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Keywords:||Installation, Place in art, Trees in art, Subjectivity in art, Collaboration - visual art|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Courtney Pedersen and Charles Robb|
|Copyright Statement:||All rights reserved|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2013 22:10|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2013 21:44|
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