artist:Anna Medlin

description:three projects...site-responsive installations

locations:Peel Street, and other locations in and around Adelaide & Seedling Art Space

event:Format Collective's Visual Art Program, Adelaide Fringe 2010

 

artist statement:

project #1 light in light out

Take a photo in the light of day
Take a photo of an aspect of light
Take a photo of the light of night

Print photographs – three copies of each

Stick one set to outside of shed wall of studio

15K North Street Norwood

Repeat this process each day over an expanse of time.

Let photo be exposed to the environment
Observe
Document

Take the second set of copies
Use black felt marker to obscure name
Use date stamp to mark that days date
Travel to a location away from studio
Place photos in spaces that are public
Note position of some sites

(some locations will be uncharted to allow chance discovery)

Repeat this process each day over an expanse of time

Let the environment and human activity dictate their condition
Let the environment and human activity dictate their fate
Observe
Document

Keep third set of prints for reference

 

 

 

project #2 canopy

Go to Seedling Art Space
Corner of Main Rd and Turners Road, Hawthorndene.

Walk from car park along track that is on the Turner Road side of the creek
Enter forest and walk the path until a junction of paths is reached.
Turn left and take path over creek and up the hill a short distance
Stop at tree with short cut branch stump to the right side of path - the shape of a tusk
Turn to the left walk into forest and lie down on the ground

Look up at the canopy Repeat all steps Visit site several times – take photos

 

 

 

 

On another day Repeat all the steps- take video camera

Place camera so that the lens faces the canopy Record the forest canopy for an hour

 

project #3 tree circle

Go to Seedling Art Space
Corner of Main Rd and Turners Road, Hawthorndene.

Walk from the car park along the track that is on the Turner Road side of the creek Enter forest and walk the path until a junction of paths is reached.

There is a tree in the centre of path junctions and a loose circle of trees surrounding it Take photographs of trees in circle about the central tree while standing with back to the tree. Take photographs of the central tree while standing with back to each tree in the circle.

Come back to site with photographs printed.

Place prints of circle of trees on central tree trunk Place prints of central tree on the trunk of the tree from which the photograph was taken

 

Anna Medlin, February 2010

 

 

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