Hollow re-envisions the mythic ideal of nature as provider of the perfect shelter. Moulded from a real tree trunk, the work maintains the original’s detailed texture on its exterior. However, the smooth interior offers a sterilized version of “the natural.” Inside, a sleeping bag suggests that this might be someone’s temporary home, prompting us to imagine circumstances that might lead to our own occupation of the hollow.
Materialspolymerized alpha gypsum, fabric, and foam
182.8 x 106.7 x 121.9 cm