Installations

An overview of  installations, both independent projects and those done within a social engagement context.

Community Wall Repair

coil bound invasive bromilaids, tule, pine needles and other biodegradable local materials

Working with Community in Real Del Monte Mexico

more info and photos of Mexico projects

IMG_2059IMG_1903

Life Force

crocheted agave, ixtle, jute with Nopal cactus skeletons

working with community in Real Del Monte Mexico

detail of Life Force

detail of Life Force

IMG_2344

ViewPoint

woven tule mat and “satellite”

Real Del Monte Mexico

IMG_2021IMG_2079

Ephemeral Mosiac

salvaged flowers post day of the dead festival made by community members

IMG_0005IMG_0011

Germinar/Decaure

cordage tule net installation made with partcipants from Setba foundation

more info and photos

33-img_8513IMG_8510

The Coiled River

Working with invasive English ivy removed from Stanley Park by the Stanley Park Ecology Society approximately 100o people participated in making the Coiled River in summer 2011. The project continued in 2012 resulting in a semi-permenant installation outside Science World on the Seawall.

More info and photos from The Coiled River

Over 275 rings were made with community over the summer of 2011 in Stanley Park coiling English ivy into simple basket bases, these were sewn together into a large form, creating a 3 iteration fractal of our original shape. Much thanks due to Derek Irland for his support in this project and to Penny, Haruko, Janet, Anne, Emily, Rachel, Billy and Maggie for assistance in sewing the form together.

New Canoe

Using re-purposed green waste such as Cottonwood and vine maple cuttings, a small water craft sculpture was created
 More information about New Canoe


Barraca de Vinya installation, 2010

October 2010 was spent doing a residency at CACIS in the heart of Catalan Spain.

See more about this installation




deflated Barraca de vinya from 2010

documentation of work in 2012

Ivy Boat

originally made with community in Coal Harbour the Ivy Boat  lived in Crab Park pond from 2008-2011 when ir was replaced by new canoe.

SRO for disturbed land

stinging nettle, sewn

more information about this installation

Grazers:

woven dogwood

“rakings and sweepings” and “whip weave”

Umbria Italy,  hawthorn, olive, fig, laurel clippings, 2006

Mother’s Dresses: Final Resting Place

Kells, Killkenny Ireland magnolia leaf skeletons, organza

Tree Weave

marsh reeds, grasses, cotton warp line. Collaboration with Joanna Jardine

Advertisements

One response to “Installations

  1. Pingback: Sharon Kallis’ Common Threads — Leanne Prain·

Comments are closed.