Rubber Stamp Measurement from evaporating oceans
2013
FRP, steel, salt
94(h.) x 70(l.) x 60 (b.) in. I 236 x 178 x 152 cm
Map Drawing
In ‘Measurement from evaporating oceans’ a tool used for measurement in the physical world attempts to calculate the intangible. An over-sized hand estimates the evidence spiralling out of a static centre with seemingly random dates that in actuality mark the commencement and closure of what are ironically called “independence wars”. The desire to render these dates in salt as units of time in history can be seen as meditations on fragility where a broken line of trust or prejudiced perceptions introduce a disruptive element. …more
 
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Acknowledgement: Sadashiv Kuncolienker, Solanki Metal