Circle of Life sculpture
Development and Installation Documentary
This work was produced in 2014 for the Smith College 1959 Reunion.
The work was exhibited at
- the Jannotta Gallery (Smith College) May-August, 2014
- the Neville Gallery, 2015
- the Milton Art Center, March 2015
The images in this gallery document the work’s development progression and ultimate installation.
49 Securing the strips. Numbering the strips so they will align with the wires on the armature.
50 Testing. Armature suspended on poles, with 600 classmates photos in place, alphabetically.
51 Circle of Life, Completed May 16, 2014.Rainbow etchings, Icons, class photos all correctly lined up by the numbering system.
52 Transporting Circle of Life. Wrapping the number-ordered, rainbow strips.
53 Transporting. Hand-made box, wrapped strips, ready for mailing.
54 Transporting. Box wrapped ready for the van drive to Northampton.
55 Thank you Tim, for a great help installing Circle of Life, in the Jannotta Gallery, May 20, 2014.
56 Circle of Life, final version.
57 Exhibition Opening,Classmate searches for her photo in the "inner ring" while another classmate stands inside the "circle."
58 Collage. Circle of Life, 6 x 20, Nevilles first attempt to document the creation of Circle of Life.Photographs, drawings, hand text.
59 Hand-made Diary, Circle of Life, the second documentation,includes written narrative of the process, photos, and a thorough explanation.
60 Circle of Life, diary End Page.