The Perfect Distance, 2002

wood, computer image, sound recordings, acrylic, mixed media

Collaborative Installation Careyann Schaefer & Sheila Ie

marking the meeting of two artists. each artist travels an equal distance to a midpoint of winnipeg, manitoba- one originating from victoria, bc canada, one from brooklyn, ny usa. each artist records her journey to winnipeg via bus and rail. to mark their meeting they paint an abandoned manitoban farmhouse in white.

recordings of both journeys can be heard through the telephones and a maquette of the actual painted farmhouse is observed.

 

 

 

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