There it is, a 50′ ship installation and sculptures all in a 20′ moving van. Tomorrow I drive. Advertisements
This is the last weekend before the big loading of the moving van and transport to the museum. I am driving up Wednesday afternoon. The plan: be at the loading dock around 8am Thursday to begin off loading and setting up the ship framing. An alum from SCAD has volunteered, and I may get a
This is the tentative arrangement of display stands that will fill up the stern. To expand on the glass ships, I cast additional small ships in plastic, painting them with fingernail polish for a desired look.
Let’s see, a few things to relate as time is growing short, about three weeks out from transporting everything to the museum. First, The Southern Pine Company is lending me some old window frames, some with glass, some without, for use in the memory spaces. I am still negotiating using some of their lumber, which
This shows the frames that will make up the part of the ship that will occupy the alcove gallery, between the bow and stern sections. I constructed small eccentric frames with miter and bevel cuts. These will be built into two spaces in the alcove gallery section of the installation, so two memory spaces.
Looking inside toward the bow point. These are the platforms for memory spaces that will take up the bow section.
I settled on a design for the memory space that will take up the bow section. It is a small room with an elevated floor. This is the structured space. Viewers will not have visual access to this, just the interior through a ship hull cut out. This is the view one will be able to see