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aqueduct

by courtney mattison

2016

glazed stoneware and porcelain

2.5 x 2.5 x .5 m

artist statement:

What if climate change causes tropical sea creatures to migrate towards the poles and invade terrestrial spaces as seawater warms and sea levels rise? Introducing “Aqueduct” — a new installation with hundreds of porcelain corals, anemones, sponges and other marine invertebrates spilling into the space from a hand-carved porcelain air duct register.

all photos © glen mcclure for virginia moca

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