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Loom Drum

Juan Geuer

BIRTH YEAR 1917
BIRTH PLACE Soest, Holland
DEATH YEAR 2009
DEATH PLACE Almonte, Ontario
MEDIUM Steel frame , plexiglass various materials, motor, lights, Twelve volt circuits, map and lens system
DATE 1986-1992
DIMENSIONS 505cm x 185cm x 185cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.04.19a-v
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Else Geuer-Vermeij, 2013.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The mixed media installation consists of a threading loom that runs through a large hoop and an immense amount of thread coming out and wrapping around a metal barrel behind a plexiglass rounded screen in the center middle ground. A framed picture of a map is rigged diagonally above the hoop. In the right foreground connected to the rigging of the loom and barrel, is a bike seat propped up by a metal rod. A wooden bench sits in the background of all this.

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