A roomful of air
2019 - 22
The weight of the air within a room made phyiscal with various construction materials.
Michela Rizzo, Venice, Italy (2019) / 270kg lead cubes
Governed by altitude, humidity and warmth, the weight of air fluctuates slightly, but at sea level is generally around 1.255kg per cubic metre. With careful measurement the weight of air contained within a room is determined and made physical with a solid mass.
Ashuburton Art Gallery, NZ (2019) / 780kg concrete construction blocks
No Lugar, Ecuador (2021) / 237kg terracotta bricks