Women at Work2017
Performance at The National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices 2017. Birmingham, Alabama.
(2 wooden tables, slow cooker, duster, mop head, shoes, tampons, wooden spoon, metal sieve, bread maker, cake tin, toastie maker, ironing board, tumble dryer, washing machine, 500lbs molten iron)
Duration: 2 hours
A series of domestic objects were subverted by industrial materials; molten iron, which questioned the roles of gender whilst highlighting the consciousness of stereotype. The performance consisted of an all female crew running the cupola and pouring molten iron in and on to domestic objects; exploring international collaboration and the role of women in industry.
- Contexts: Collaboration , Conference / Symposium , Practice-based research , Research , Studio / project space
- Artforms: Installation , Live art , Mixed media , Performance , Sculpture
- Tags: sculpture, collaboration, casting, gender, domestic, performance, women, objects, international, installation