Socrates Sculpture Park

Deborah Fisher

Website: http://deborahfisher.blogspot.com/

Exhibition: Open Space: Deborah Fisher, 2007

New Orleans Elegy, 2006
Bronze over steel armature
6" x 32" x 37"

Deborah Fisher's New Orleans Elegy is a living work of art that will change over time in its appearance and meaning. Fisher is interested in the structures the earth makes: how crystals grow; accreation; and the way rocks organize and build themselves. New Orleans Elegy is a map of New Orleans made of steel wire "streets" and a bronze overlay. Over time, the interaction of the metals will cause the streets to decay from the bronze leaving only a trace of where they once were.



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