Floormap: Basketball Court, 2007, one of 5 x 7" set of 6 postcards
This work came out of a series entitled After Hours, wherein the gallery owner gave me access to the gallery when it was closed. Over two years, I developed a number of performance and installation works, some of which appeared in exhibitions and others which went on to become further developed works.
Floormap is just that, a map of the floor of the gallery I was offered in which to exhibit my work. In order to become familiar with the space, I devised various strategies to physically "learn" the space. One of those approaches was to draw the space by making its shape in landscape cloth. I then moved the floor to the walls, folded it up and took it out into the neighborhood, virtually bringing the gallery to the city.
This work literally lays the gallery on top of the world allowing an opportunity to look at the two places in relation to one another.
The final form of the work was a set of six 5 x 7" postcards which were placed in the local pharmacy for sale.