Jerwood Space, London

4 June – 20 July 2008

Witness was a work made for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize: it comprised a wall painted gold and covered with a thin layer of unfired porcelain dust. As visitors move through the gallery space scraping and touching the layer of porcelain dust, the wall evidenced this interaction as a series of marks and impressions.


The accidental gesture was effectively transformed into a physical imprint and the exhibition’s activity could be visibly traced.

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