Projects

Elaine Cameron-Weir

Outside the fair, the artist will build a military-style bunker

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Elaine Cameron-Weir, task-dependent conditional displays of camouflage dominated by high-copy repetitive sequences, told to, 2016. Stainless steel, onyx, laboratory hardware, sterling silver, liquid candles, mica, frankincense, sand, mortar and pestle. Overall dimensions of desk: 30 x 80 x 43 inches (76.2 x 203.2 x 109.2 cm). Photographer: Timothy Doyon. Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Elaine Cameron-Weir, task-dependent conditional displays of camouflage dominated by high-copy repetitive sequences, told to, 2016, stainless steel, onyx, laboratory hardware, sterling silver, liquid candles, mica, frankincense, sand, mortar and pestle, 76cm x 2.3m x 1.9 m). Courtesy: Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; photograph: Timothy Doyon

On the green lawn outside the North entrance, Elaine Cameron-Weir has built a rudimentary structure based on plans for a backyard air-raid shelter, the inside lit by two neon sculptures – glimpses of which are only possible through a discrete door.

Elaine Cameron-Weir (b.1985, Canada) lives and works in New York. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Andrea Rosen Gallery and Venus over Los Angeles as well as participation in the Fellbach Trienniale and the Montréal Biennale. Her work belongs to the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and was the focus of a project there called “Objects of Desire”. Her writing has appeared in publications such as The Happy Hypocrite and Novel.