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• Buildings provide us with sensory and spatial experiences. They
Gina Gascoigne
ginachris@netspace.net.au
Home 1
Plaster, wire, wood
200cm x 60cm x 60cm (approx)
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Home 2
Plaster, wire, wood, fabric 180cm x 60cm x 60cm (approx)
proffer shelter physically, emotionally and spiritually. What happens to the memories/history when there is no longer a house, just remnants and ruins?
Informed by research into degradation and entropy, I am exploring the notion of our emotional attachment to ‘home’.
Through tactile engagement with everyday materials using an
open ended process, I am experimenting with the idea of evoking memories from the materials - memories that can be perceived in a
••• visceral way, creating a world that has echoes of a story, engaging
Home 3
Plaster, wire, wood
300cm x 60cm x 60cm (approx)
the viewer’s senses and reclaiming an imagined history.
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