Dark/Light Arctic Ice Float

Dark/Light Arctic Ice Float

DARK/LIGHT ARCTIC ICE FLOAT (2020)

Recycled foam, wooden panels, acrylic paint, water-based pigments, glue, eco resin, cellophane sheets and vinyl paste.
6.5 feet x 2 feet x 1.5 feet

(Installation: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts)

Dark/Light Arctic Ice Float, depicts both the visible and underwater sides of a glacier; atop a shipping crate is a stark white berg while inside is the portion usually hidden beneath the water.  In the sculpture the former resting atop the shipping crate, while the latter is nestled inside, in contrast to where the water level provides separation. The inner/underwater portion glows a blueish black in contrast to the stark white of the exposed berg.

Collage works and photographic documentation in support of the project can be viewed in the respective sections.