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Site-specific works

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Ice Dome Project

A parabolic in shape inflatable structure was constructed and used as a form for the build-up of ice. A spray of mist, from the low-pressure nozzles inserted into the inflatable shape and supported from the inside by an infrastructure of flexible tubing, allowed for a natural formation of ice on the surface. Water was pumped directly from the canal and when the ice layer was shaped (overnight 8-10 hours) the form was deflated, taken out and moved to a new location in order to start the process again, leaving a transparent ice-shell behind. The colony of ice domes referenced the ideas of nomadic and hypothetical dwellings with qualities of solitude and isolation rarely experienced in city centres.  <