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Title

Life in the balance

1993

Artist

Ellen José

Australia

1951 – 02 Jun 2017

Language group: Meriam Mer, Torres Strait region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Torres Strait Islands Australia
    Date
    1993
    Media categories
    Time-based art , Installation
    Materials used
    bamboo, sand, shells, string, globe, rope and single channel video
    Dimensions
    260.0 x 170.0 x 170.0 cm overall :

    f - starfish, 15 x 14.5 x 4.5 cm

    g - large hanging conch shell, 53 x 23.5 x 21.5 cm

    h - medium conch shell, 25.5 x 21 x 19 cm

    i - nautillus shell, 15.5 x 11 x 4.5 cm

    e - bamboo shelf

    Credit
    Purchased 1994
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    207.1994.a-j
    Copyright
    © Estate of Ellen José

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    Artist information
    Ellen José

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Torres Strait Islands

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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