mixed media including forged steel, branches, leaves, charcoal, coke, schist
529 sq. ft.
Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh
A vertical cross section of strata taken from a coal mine has been recreated on the floor. It displays the transition of materials in geological time from petrified forest to coal to minerals. A chain of four forged iron disks stretches across the installation diagonally suggesting a man-made industrial intervention.
Michel Gérard au Creux de l’Enfer, Centre d’Art Contemporain du Creux de l’Enfer (1989): p. 32, 34-35, 40-41