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Collection

Mike Parr

(Australia 1945 – )

Title
Aluminium from the mouth
Year
2001
Media categories
Installation, Sculpture
Materials used
5 aluminium sculptures each on 2 bases, each with shelf, cd and cd player
Dimensions

installation dimensions varaible 1. 165.0 x 500.0 x 48.0cm 2. 170.0 x 300.0 x 45.0cm 3. 160.0 x 480.0 x 35.0cm 4. 170.0 x 420.0 x 40.0cm 5. 167.0 x 500.0 x 49.0 cm

Credit
Gift of the artist 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
409.2011.a-dd
Copyright
© Mike Parr
Location
Not on display
Further information

This installation is a variation on a set of heads on poles that originally stood out from the wall in a row. Here they are seen in a more condensed form and they are accompanied by a sound track. This is in keeping with a series of sculptural works that include performance and sound.

The recordings are of Evangelical Congregations around Sydney, Pacific Island groups and others.

Exhibition history (2)

Aluminium from the mouth, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Melbourne, 24 Aug 2001–29 Sep 2001

Moscow Biennale, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 25 Sep 2009–25 Oct 2009