To make a work of spontaneous art

GH made To make a work of spontaneous art in 1997 and exhibited the artwork in 1998 in The Infinite Space: Women, Minimalism and the Sculptural Object at the The Ian Potter Museum of Art (cur. Rachel Kent), Melbourne. To make a work of spontaneous art is a standalone artwork. The artwork's medium is acrylic on MDF, acrylic on wall surfaces, vinyl over sponge rubber, watercolour and lead pencil on paper (framed), and comprises of 7 component/s measuring, overall, 141h x 380w x 65.85d cm.

Encyclopaedia of Spontaneous Art

To make a work of spontaneous art you must first enter a room in which there is a light blue rectangle with a green outline painted on the wall. In this room there is a chair about to fall. Spontaneously respond by reaching for a part of the rectangle and placing it under the chair. Record your unconstrained impulse on the ‘table more measuring spontaneous responses’ by asking someone close by the time ________ and date ________. Now return the Encyclopaedia to the ‘shelves for moments met’ beside the entrance. This work of spontaneous art is now complete.

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floorpan details:
chair about to fall
table for measuring spontaneous responses
shelves for moments met
shelves for moments missed

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