The Green Chair (2017)

The idea of placing a chair in the face of wind and waves from the north Atlantic was meant as a way to express the notion of fortitude against unrelenting forces. During the 2017 Bonavista Biennale in Newfoundland, visitors to Maberly saw the chair when the waves were wild and angry, when conditions were calm and when the light was dramatic. Every day was different. While it existed (7 months), its’ meaning seemed to be ever-changing. March 1st 2018, The Green Chair was damaged beyond repair by pack ice blown onshore. Many thanks to The Bonavista Biennale for commissioning this work and to the many people who went to visit it.

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