National Gallery HomesteadPosted: March 12, 2013
Here is the Homestead as it was being installed in the sculpture garden of the National Gallery. The rest of the installation proceeded with a few other challenges that were all resolved by an extremely patient crew.
And by the end of Thursday the Unit was spit polished and ready for it’s new resident Charlie Sofo – an Australian artist who will be living in the sculpture garden and conducting his practice for two periods over the next month. You can follow Charlie’s blog here. Charlie is an awesome guy and a very good pick as a Homestead resident. The first day of his inhabitation, his friends Joyce and Michael (who coincidentally have a daughter who lives in 29 Palms!) and his brother Liv who works with them, brought fresh vegetables from their organic garden in Camberra. The next morning, feeling a bit like a stalker, I checked on the unit and discovered traces of Charlie’s inhabitation….