Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum, installation view, Borders.  t Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum  y 2003  m 12 papier mache' statues , light bulb, cling film  d 180x100x70cm each statue, installation : 330cm diam x 190cm  In the work, a collection of village feast statues by the artists grandfather, Wistin Camilleri  (1885-1979), are wrapped in cling film and installed in a claustrophobic vaulted space. As a result the statues are fictionalised: construed as 'art' in popular imagination, they are now presented as 'art' on another level.
       
     
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 t preach  y 2004  m plaster of Paris, cling film  d 2x (50x25x20cm)
       
     
 t spirit per kilo  y 2001  m plaster, oils, cling film  d 41x7.5x5cm  apart from notions of preservation, the cling film, being transparent, simultaneously reaches out and interrupts communication.
       
     
 Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum, installation view, Borders.  t Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum  y 2003  m 12 papier mache' statues , light bulb, cling film  d 180x100x70cm each statue, installation : 330cm diam x 190cm  In the work, a collection of village feast statues by the artists grandfather, Wistin Camilleri  (1885-1979), are wrapped in cling film and installed in a claustrophobic vaulted space. As a result the statues are fictionalised: construed as 'art' in popular imagination, they are now presented as 'art' on another level.
       
     

Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum, installation view, Borders.

t Convalescence of an interrupted conundrum

y 2003

m 12 papier mache' statues , light bulb, cling film

d 180x100x70cm each statue, installation : 330cm diam x 190cm

In the work, a collection of village feast statues by the artists grandfather, Wistin Camilleri  (1885-1979), are wrapped in cling film and installed in a claustrophobic vaulted space. As a result the statues are fictionalised: construed as 'art' in popular imagination, they are now presented as 'art' on another level.

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 t preach  y 2004  m plaster of Paris, cling film  d 2x (50x25x20cm)
       
     

t preach

y 2004

m plaster of Paris, cling film

d 2x (50x25x20cm)

 t spirit per kilo  y 2001  m plaster, oils, cling film  d 41x7.5x5cm  apart from notions of preservation, the cling film, being transparent, simultaneously reaches out and interrupts communication.
       
     

t spirit per kilo

y 2001

m plaster, oils, cling film

d 41x7.5x5cm

apart from notions of preservation, the cling film, being transparent, simultaneously reaches out and interrupts communication.