Eight steel tombs and lighting installation.
Each tomb made for Kubisa's body with her body outlined in gold and silver leaf on Perspex.
Death, time passing, personal memories and historical time frames are reflected. Each
tomb responded to and investigation and
experiments that had a profound affect on Kubisa. The memory of which she will take with her to her own death
The outline of her head and torso appears on each tomb. The microscopic artwork from the selected archive is reconstructed in layers using unusual translucent and transparent light capturing materials
Six steel box with light and a salt surface for the public to draw into responding to colour to trigger memory. Drawn and then erased by the next participant. (Salt is an essential component in the brain for memory to work.
Kubisa's research Neuroscience residency 2002)
Directly on the floor placed 180 archive forms and fragment
Microscope experiment artworks projected onto the interior architecture.
ʻTreasure Island: A Forensic Investigation of a Cityʼ
Sacred Eight Tombs
Portsmouth Cathedral site-specific
Large scale prints
Microscope confocal laser artworks, texts of participant memories, texts of historian information, the archive list with object, place, date, historian and, participant
Perspex, gels, photo acetates, paper words, gold & silver leaf, household transparent items, crystals, florescent lighting, LED’s, UV, lense, pigments, glitter, rice, salt and paint on steel light box
Sacred Eight and Collecting Memories was voted for best exhibition 2008 in the south of England by the public. Funded by Portsmouth City Council.
2007-2011 ʻTreasure Island: A Forensic Investigation of a Cityʼ Arts Council and SEEDA Arts + Development and Final Award for Innovation. Public art
Partners: Portsmouth City Council. Development Award - £10,000 and Final Award - £50,000; Project Patron - £25.000; Historians - support in kind.