Bale (2000)


Materials: living room furniture, carpet, wallpaper | Dimensions: Variable

Process:  A living room set was built in the gallery space and then methodically dismantled by the artist over five days during regular gallery hours. Once it was dismantled, the artist rolled it up in the carpet.

Bale, Jennifer Stillwell

Video documentation of the installed living room set and the artist rolling it up.

1:33, SD, stereo

The piece was first performed/installed in Chicago at Gallery 2.  Two other versions of it were exhibited – YYZ Artists’ Outlet (Toronto) in a solo exhibition in 2002 and at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg) in a major group exhibition titled Home Show in 2002.