martin puryear, Ladder for Booker T. Washington (1996), a 36-foot-tall ladder, whose rungs diminish as they come closer to the far-away top. This work, refers to Washington’s illusionary dreams about slow upward mobility
Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes - Installation
Doris Salcedo, Installation at 8th International Istanbul Biennial, 2003. Salcedo’s idea was to create a “topography of war,” not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. Seeing these 1,550 wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul, one is reminded of mass graves, anonymous victims... of both chaos and absence, two effects of wartime violence.
Doris Salcedo - Sandwich,2003. 8th Istanbul Biennial
tramshed shoreditch restaurant /// hirst is good but in restaurant?... ummm