(England 1945– )
a - Title page; 59.4 x 42cm
b - The Tower (Axonometric sketch); 59.5 x 42.1cm
c - Nine levels; 59.4 x 42cm
d - Ground plan; 59.4 x 42cm
e - Lower level overlays; 59.4 x 42cm
f - Upper level overlays; 59.4 x 42.1cm
g - Upper chute perspective; 59.5 x 42.1cm
h - Pivot details (details 1-3); 59.4 x 42.1cm
i - Pivot details (details 4-5); 59.4 x 42cm
j - Two tables (set 1); 38.5 x 26.1cm
j - Two tables (set 1); 42.2 x 59.4cm
k - Two tables (set 2); 38.5 x 26.2cm
k - Two tables (set 2); 42.2 x 59.4cm
l - Two tables (set 3); 38.5 x 26.2cm
l - Two tables (set 3); 42.2 x 59.4cm
m - Suspended table; 29.5 x 26.1cm
m - Suspended table; 42 x 59.4cm
n - The chute; 38.6 x 53.8cm
n - The chute; 42.1 x 59.3cm
o - four wires; 38.6 x 54cm
o - four wires; 42.1 x 59.4cm
p - Three clamps; 53.9 x 38.5cm
p - Three clamps; 59.3 x 42.1cm
q - Turn buckles; 53.8 x 38.5cm
q - Turn buckles; 59.3 x 42.1cm
"The Tower" is a performance which consists of raising an edifice in a space with a ceiling of great height. This edifice is constructed out of tables. Construction and deconstruction of this tower is an arduous performance; and deconstruction follows construction on consecutive days during an exhibition.
Performance 25 January - 1 February 1984 at the AGNSW in association with Sydney College of the Arts. Sponsored by the Bushells Trust.
Draughted drawings by Dilys Bidewell. Photographs, connection system and tackle design by Peter Rasmussen.
Ursula Prunster, Art and Australia (Vol. 22, No. 1) Spring 1984, 'Project and Performance', pg. 96-102, Sydney, Spring 1984, 101 (colour illus.).
Delineations, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, 28 Oct 1989–25 Nov 1989