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Copier (detail)
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Foreign Gardens (2010)
mixed media installation
variable dimensions
edition of 1


Colonies portrays the forest parks in the Highlands of Scotland, searching for native Caledonian forest areas, nowadays mostly replaced by patches of foreign pine production. The Copier is a site specific installation based on the making of hand printed photo-copies. The resin cast is a negative taken from tree stumps from the Glencoe area and act as lenses for the Copier. Several Copies are made throughout the time of the exhibition being added to the Paper Stump next to the Copier.