part 2 of 2 temporary installations in which we sought to dramatically transform the experience of a place with minimal intervention. these two works are regarded as seminal projects that have at their core the principals that drive our process today. that is,reclaiming the latent potential of the ordinary and the overlooked. by employing common, everyday materials, removing them from their given context and re-presenting them in a new extra-ordinary way, we are able to reveal a material essence that challenges our preconceptions and redefines our relationship to the phenomena of our surrounding environment.
here, moist, black topsoil rests heavily on a tile floor, defining a circular space within a rectilinear wooden volume. The smell of wet earth permeates the air.
-20’ diameter, 10” X 6” ring of locally sourced black topsoil. a collaboration with Andrew Woodrum.