Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around 90’000 participants to a constellation of black marks. Through the simple action of measuring oneself, Ondak’s work doesn’t just expand on ideas of space and the universal but also the personal, creating a growing living artwork that questions just what a museum is for.
Cross-section of an insulae (the Latin word for island). Concrete and brick building with wooden roofs. Built around small courtyards with shops and taverns on the ground floor and living quarters above.