Preparing the Body for Ascension in the Belly of the Whale

MFA Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, 2006

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Installation. View of altar with projection of wrapped body.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

View of altar with projection (Pinocchio).

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Side view of altar and blue wall.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Installation overview.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

General science books on the stars and sun.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Detail. Case containing literature on whales.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Close up of fish ink print on rice paper.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Pages of fish prints.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Detail. "Ghent Altarpiece with hole in the center". Lightboxes, coloured gels, and prayer kneeler.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

"The Death of the Sun": curtained-off chapel portion of installation containing "Ghent altarpiece with hole".

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Detail. "Ghent Altarpiece with hole in the center". Lightboxes and coloured gels. Image: "Immortality is Not Everybody's Thing" by Kurt Schwitters, 1922.

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Graduate Thesis Exhibition

Video projection (artist as Pinocchio).