Exhibition: EAF07: 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition
Bountiful LIC Memorial Carpet, 2007
Cement, sand, steel frame
2' x 14' x 10'A tribute to the manufacturing and architectural history of Long Island City, this series of large scale cast cement tiles combine to form a pattern reminiscent of a carpet. The intricate design is made up of forms representing products that were once made in LIC factories, including silk tassels, bread, Model T bodies, and staplers. The neighborhood's infrastructure and architecture are referenced with railroad tracks, trolley poles, docks, and cement silos.
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