For Project 18, Martin Boyce’s new work, We are shipwrecked and landlocked, created a dramatic installation for the courtyard of the Old Melbourne Gaol. A dusty desert landscape was filled with a matrix of sculptures all developed from the same basic shapes – manipulated and reconfigured into different combinations. At once familiar and surreal, the forms recalled the modernist architecture of an urban park, colliding with the 19th-century architecture of their surrounds.
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We are shipwrecked and landlocked
22 October – 30 November 2008
Old Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne