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The White Cube, Harbourview Sculpture Trail at Te Atatu Peninsula 2016

white cube, billadonna+salt
white cube, billadonna+salt
white cube, billadonna+salt
white cube, billadonna+salt
The White Cube abstracts nature by means of presentation and, in reverse, questions the sealed space of a 'white space' gallery


How much does context form our experience? When a frame or white wall become the experience, does the object still exist if  removed from the space containing it? How reliable is your perception, when it can be transformed by the presentation so easily.

The white wall settings enclose/ frame nature, turning 'ready-grown and made' into precious artworks.

billadonna+salt started working together in 2014. Their collaboration is a conversation between the artist and the designer, questioning intention, presentation and contextualisation of both.

Billadonna (aka Sybille Schlumbom), artist, has been exhibiting paintings, installations, ceramics and prints in New Zealand and Europe for the last 15 years.


Technical Information: 

Medium: Painted plywood

2700mm H x 2700mm W x 2000mm D
2100mm H x 2700mm W x 1900mm D

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Written by

Sybille Schlumbom a.k.a. billadonna

2 Feb 2018

Interests I always wanted to be an alien life form designer.But that is another story and will be told in another time at another place.