Balancing Act (2001 – 2002)
Balancing Act is an interactive multiples project that invites viewers to construct three-dimensional blocks out of printed, photographic images die-cut and scored into flat pattern shapes. The block patterns are printed double-sided, offering a choice as to which image will face outwards. The images represent a range of moments from our everyday experiences of public and private life – serene, bustling, mundane, poignant, urban, natural, noisy, sensual. Depending on which side of each pattern is chosen, each person ends up with a different configuration of images, and can build a construction or make an arrangement with the resulting blocks. The elements of choice, balance and play inBalancing Act echo the ways in which we each negotiate day to day life, trying to achieve equilibrium between a multitude of experiences, demands and needs.
Available in sets of 8 block patterns with folding instructions.