Exhibition: Field: Science, Technology and Nature, 2004
The Hole Operation, 2004
Wood, steel, petroleum
21â€™ x 4â€™7â€
A sculptural version of an oil well constructed of salvaged wood and childrenâ€™s toys, the rig represents the conflicts inherent in oil production -- an industry that both sustains and threatens life.
Special thanks to Andy, James, Jerry, Steve, Lilah, Regina, Keith, Linda