Shrinking The Miniature

Installation with live presence, film, found and treated objects.

Actions: Burning of pattern onto bed sheet with domestic irons; kissing of pattern with molasses onto bed sheet; building of boat with spent matches.

Duration of actions various (average - 2 hours).

Materials: tar, wax, salt.

Installation 4 April - 18th May 1996 The Minories, Colchester

Context specific work for former private home drawing on Freudian ideas of the ‘Uncanny’ or familiar made strange.

Commissioned by Firstsite

Publication - Rona Lee - supported by Arts Council of England - First Time Publication Award