Vancouver Island School of Art
this work translates a combination of intimate elements of the school’s architecture and the pedestrian experience to and from the building. focus is placed on physical movement through space and how it is governed by architecture and sound; reminiscent of circuits in a machine. the installation takes place in the closet under the north facing stairs.
Gaston Bachelard refers to the closet as an intimate inner cube. when opened, the outside is effaced with one stroke; the inside becomes an atmosphere of memories. when closed, the closet returns to the general community of container for objects.
instructional figures found in Principles of Electricity: Telephone and Telegraph Work, 1953 have been used as templates for mapping.
poetic text fragments: personal recollections are communicated through small, charted details and map this tightly constructed edifice.