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Title

Guide to recent architecture: Fountains (excerpt)

2000-2007

Artist

Shaun Gladwell

Australia

1972 –

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  • Details

    Date
    2000-2007
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    single channel digital video, colour TBC, sound. USB flashdrive embedded into a skateboard wheel in Pelican case
    Edition
    1/30
    Dimensions
    duration: 00:04:00 min, aspect ratio 4:3; 5.0 x 5.0 x 4.0 cm (wheel)
    Signature & date

    Signed Certificate of authenticity bottom c., black fibre-tipped pen "Shaun Gladwell". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Brian and Gene Sherman 2021. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    26.2021
    Copyright
    © Shaun Gladwell
    Artist information
    Shaun Gladwell

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Before he became an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist, Shaun Gladwell was a talented skateboarder. Gladwell pursued a career in art instead of skateboarding but later incorporated both interests in compelling video works, such as Storm sequence 2000 and Guide to recent architecture: fountains 2000-2007, which explore the body in motion within urban space and the built environment. Gladwell’s traversing of these spaces encodes alternate uses to the functional purpose and sanctioned design of public architecture.

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