ʻTreasure Island: A Forensic Investigation of a Cityʼ

Sacred Eight Tombs

Collecting Memories

Portsmouth Cathedral site-specific 

 

8 steel tombs the size of Kubisa's body installation 2 x 4 left aisle

 

Directly on the floor placed 180 hand archive forms and fragment collected

 

Collecting Memories installation steel box coffins on right aisle.

 

Microscopic artworks projected onto the interior architecture. 

 

Prints exhibited in the archways

Sacred Eight

Death, time passing, personal memories and historical time frames are reflected in the eight steel tombs. Selected content and response for each tomb was from 

archives 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 Kubisa's 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.

Materials: 

Perspex, gels, photo acetates, paper words, gold & silver leaf and innovative materials of household items, crystals, florescent lighting, LED’s, UV, lense, pigments, glitter, rice and paint on steel light box systems.

Sacred Eight

8 steel tombs the size of Kubisa's body installation 2 x 4 left aisle

 

Forensic Archive

Directly on the floor placed 180  archive forms and fragment detail

 

Collecting Memories

installation steel box coffins on right aisle

 

Projections

Microscopic artworks projected onto the interior architecture. 

 

Exhibition large scale prints:

  • Microscopic artworks

  • Texts of all archived participant memories

  • Texts of all archived historian information.

  • Full archive list 

 

© Seran Kubisa 2019