‘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.
5 type C photographs
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.
Not on display
© Ross Mellick