Friday, June 1, 2007

SPACE BLUE SPACE - Outside Wall Work, Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville - 2007

As well as the regular inside showroom, Factory 49 also has an outside wall area under the stairwell in the car park that is on show 24 hours a day.  The work is in place for approximately 3 months, then the next artist installs a new piece.  The artist can use any part of the wall that is painted white - I chose to only use the large rectangle.  

My piece was called 'Space Blue Space' as it was based on a house paint colour called 'Space Blue'.  I divided the rectangle into a 4 x 4 grid - the first space (top right) used straight 'Space Blue', the next space mixed half blue, half white - this was continued until all the spaces were filled and each dilution was positioned as far as possible from the previous...

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