Catherine Richards: Shroud Chrysalis I
Every Tuesday through June 25 – August 25, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
A program of The Flesh of the World
In an entirely white room, a glass table is used as a shrouding bed. Spectators are invited to be wrapped in copper taffeta; an electro-magnetic shielding fabric. The spectator is on display for the better part of 20 minutes.
University of Toronto Art Centre
Title and Page Image: Catherine Richards, Shroud Chrysalis I, 2015. Glass table, copper taffeta, two female attendants. Dimensions variable. Collection of The Ottawa Art Gallery; Purchased with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program, Glen Bloom and OAG’s Endowment Fund, 2004. Image credit: Toni Hafkenscheid.