Insta11ations District G: Barometer

Presented by Art League Houston at Art League Houston, Houston TX

Jul 01 2021
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Dec 05 2021
Insta11ations District G: Barometer

Artist Katrina Moorhead’s installation entitled Barometer features a carved floatable pumice boulder that is partially laid in a pattern with copper leaf, and constitutes a manner of ‘barometer’.

Artist Katrina Moorhead’s installation entitled Barometer features a carved floatable pumice boulder that is partially laid in a pattern with copper leaf, and constitutes a manner of ‘barometer’. Moorhead’s project was initially inspired by medieval ‘hunger stones’ – hydrological features, which are large, usually unseen rocks on the floor and banks of the River Elbe in the Czech Republic and Germany. These rocks only appear when the water recedes in times of extreme drought and, thus, famine. Witnessed in summer 2018 for the first time in 400 years, the stones are inscribed

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 4, 2021 at 08:00 am (Sat)
  • Dec 5, 2021 at 08:00 am (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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