In-Out

University of Auckland, Auckland NZ — 2003

Enveloped by high rise towers and construction works, a rooftop installation of interconnected natural and mechanistic forms abstracts the inside out. Movement, light and the measured geometry of architectural and outdoor space create a liminal context where walls function as windows and glazing is substrate. Traversing the corner of white joinery frames, the Discs, five black feather spheres activate in the wind and complete the circular cuts in the wall-hung line of pristine glass squares. Positioned at body height, this line of Mirrors reject function for form in a staccato effect reflecting audiences only in the margins. Outside, a triangle of Crane, Drain and Flag assert territory and address the planes of the terraced terrain. Across In-Out, gendered symbols and forms interchange, and philosophical entry and exit points are reframed.