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Prognosis

Description: Recycled gutter mesh;14 units; dimensions variable; Moreland Sculpture Prize 2008 Concept Statement: This work investigates the use of multiples in the public realm by reflecting on global warming and its adverse impact on marine ecosystems. The ocean is becoming more acidic because of the alarming levels of Carbon Dioxide emissions. The acidity slows the process of shells' calcification. The shells tend to dissolve leaving the sea creature without protection. These 14 skin like entities echo the shape of shells and create an analogy between marine creatures' shells and human skin as providers of protection. Supported by Moreland City Council 2008