Socrates Sculpture Park

Sheila Ross


Exhibition: Float 07, 2007

Yurt City II, 2007
(In collaboration with: Laura Ten Eyck )
Tent, wood, paint, digital prints on vinyl, plastic sheeting, fabric, thread, stuffing, oil on panel, PVC pipe, Tyvek
Dimensions variable

Yurt City is a collaboration that began in 2006 as a collaboration between Ross and Ten Eyck, who then invited artists Fletch, Todd Knopke, Ted McGurn, and Derrick Wilson to produce yurts for a tent city installed in the backyard sculpture garden of Dam Stuhltrager Gallery in Brooklyn last summer. Look inside to find interior landscapes individually crafted by the artists. As a group, the structures offer an answer to the need for ever-increasing mobility in the age of globalization.

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