An image of Life in the balance

Ellen José

(Australia 1951 – 02 Jun 2017)

Community
Melbourne, South-east region
Language group
Meriam Mer, Torres Strait region

Life in the balance,

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Torres Strait Islands, Australia
Year
1993
Media
Time-based art, Installation
Medium
bamboo, sand, shells, string, globe, rope and video cassette
Dimensions
260.0 x 170.0 x 170.0 cm overall :
f - starfish; 15 x 14.5 x 4.5 cm
g - large hanging conch shell; 53 x 23.5 x 21.5 cm
h - medium conch shell; 25.5 x 21 x 19 cm
i - nautillus shell; 15.5 x 11 x 4.5 cm
e - bamboo shelf
Credit
Purchased 1994
Accession number
207.1994.a-j
Copyright
© Ellen José