Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Installation process starts in the tunnel

Kimberly Bookman and Bri Kinard began working on
there works for Install It 3 Tuesday.

Reliquary: A True Likeness
of a Southern Family
by Bookman is a collaboration of sorts between the artist and the photographer Richard Samuel Roberts who in the early 20th century had a photography studio on Washington Street a few blocks from this tunnel. It includes pictures Roberts took of Columbia-area residents and photos of the artist’s family which has lived in the Swansea area for many generations. 

Kinard is using natural plants, tar and ceramics for herTar & Tokens which is a response to the surroundings: the tunnel in which it is located and neighborhood and especially the Blue Palace Tea Room, once located nearby.

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