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Title

Raft III

1993-1996

Artist

Ross Mellick

Australia

1934 -

Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
Alternate image of Raft III by Ross Mellick
  • 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
    Copyright
    © Ross Mellick

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    ‘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.

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