CORE SAMPLE is our second attempt to construct an artifact made up entirely out of layers of readymade and recycled materials that have been collected, stacked and compressed forming irrational sedimentary layers that evoke a core sample taken at a landfill site. Image Credit: TH&B, “Core Sample” (2014). Wood shipping skid, white styrofoam, fibreglass pink insulation, acoustic ceiling tile, foam packing peanuts, clock radios, blue tarpaulin, art book dust jackets, white industrial felt, burlap, blue chemical suits, cardboard tube, white tarpaulin, black foam, melamine tabletop, macramé flower pot holder, east coast nylon fishing rope, silver refracting bubble wrap, air packaging, second hand clothes, orange safety fencing, plywood, black rubber window glazing, sand bags, shredded paper, bubble wrap, foam wrap, electrical wiring, LED lights, file folders, plastic flowers, roofing shingles, vinyl LPs and 45s, album covers, aluminum pie tins, red picnic table covers, brown carpet, silver refractive foam insulation, black tarpaulin, tarmac. Approx. 133 x 133 x 112 cm.
Photography: Frank Piccolo.