Shroud Chrysalis I

Catherine Richards

BIRTH YEAR 1952
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Glass table and copper taffeta
DATE 2000
DIMENSIONS Installation
ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.09.01
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: purchased with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program, Glen A. Bloom and OAG's Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2004
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Shroud Chrysalis 2000 is an interactive experience for the viewer who is completely isolated from subtle daily technological bombardment. The participant is wrapped in copper taffeta and placed on a glass table; contained still and on display. The material shrouding the participant blocks the usual surrounding electromagnets.

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