Bedroom Door – in situ
- 750 x 1950 mm
- Acrylic, collage, graphite and pins on bedroom door
- work in progress
Bedroom Door – in situ is a site-specific artwork investigating ideas about boundaries and limitations that have come about through the restrictions created by Covid 19.
After experiencing ‘artists block’ in the first week of living in the confines of our home with my husband and 2 young school aged children during lock down, I began an artwork on our bedroom door. The door, (central to our small 90m2 home) became the mediator between the home and the studio – a place where I could actively and verbally participate in homelife while intermittently working on the doors wooden surface. The artwork observes the position of the door within our bedroom; the door within our house; the house within our section; and our section within our neighbourhood – the limitations instilled during lockdown. The use of the bedroom door also highlights boundaries around screening and privacy which are currently documented here through photographs. This artwork is still in progress as I continue working on the opposite side…