Coombs, Courtney & Franzmann, Caitlin Lifesaver. [Visual Artwork]
Lifesaver is an installed object as well as a performance aid. A re-contextualised life jacket has been adapted to include soothing sounds of a beach landscape. The work aims to provide a reprieve from the stresses of everyday life to the wearer and their surrounds. It explores the relationship between the outside world and the gallery, the performer and the viewer and the role of art in contemporary society. This work was included in the group exhibitions 'Conversation Pieces' at Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space (2014) and 'Extended Conversation Pieces' curated by Boxcopy as part of the Melbourne Art Fair (2014).
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||Dimension Variable|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Published Source:||Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space|
|Publisher:||Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space|
|Keywords:||Contemporary Art, Performance, Action, Critique, Sound|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Courtney Coombs and Caitlin Franzmann|
|Copyright Statement:||Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives 3.0 Australia|
|Deposited On:||27 Mar 2015 01:38|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2015 01:38|
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