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Title

Raft III


Artist

Ross Mellick

Australia

1934 -


About

‘Raft III’ was constructed between 1993 and 1996, materials included bamboo, tarred rope, clay, wax, horse hair and fibreglass.
The raft including the shelter on board was approximately 5m long, 2m wide, and 1.8m high. The supporting platform was approximately 6m long and 2.2m high (including the stabilizing spine).
‘Raft III’ was exhibited in ‘Raft song at sunrise’ at the AGNSW in 1996.


Details


Date

1993-1996


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

5 type C photographs


Dimensions

installation dimensions variable :

a - Raft and platform at AGNSW; 27 x 54 cm; image

a - Raft and platform at AGNSW; 69 x 69 x 3.5 cm; frame

b - Raft no platform in studio; 66 x 66 cm; image

b - Raft no platform in studio; 85 x 85 x 3.5 cm; frame

c - Detail of shelter; 66 x 66 cm; image

c - Detail of shelter; 85 x 85 x 3.5 cm; frame

d - Raft and platform on cliff, sequence of 5 photos; 29 x 197 cm; image

d - Raft and platform on cliff, sequence of 5 photos; 46 x 212.5 x 3.5 cm; frame

e - Raft and platform on cliff, single image; 46 x 72 cm; image

e - Raft and platform on cliff, single image; 85 x 85 x 3.5 cm; frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. verso frame each photograph, black felt tip pen "Ross Mellick". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

142.2011.a-e


Artist information

Ross Mellick

Works in the collection

123