scales of the sole

date 1997
location roslyn oxley9 gallery, sydney; institute of modern art, brisbane
medium stainless steel, glass, tank periscope head, haelogen lights, switching mechanism
dimensions variable
photographer Ian Hobbs
collection artist

Scales of the sole - a series of five periscopes ranging in size; the viewer steps onto a platform which lights up on contact with the soles of the viewers feet, the soles are exposed to the periscopic heads and a foreshortened image of the soles are in view.


Picture this! by Genevieve Hawks, The University of Sydney News, 25 Sept 1997

Art sensor by Jacqueline Millner, Realtime 24, Apr/May 1998