Sunday, June 02, 1996


I Am Not What I Am
Angel Row Gallery
Nottingham, UK

Installation | 1996
Material: Plywood, plastic tarp, sod, polyester fabric, menu holders, plastic menu sleeves, laser prints, soccer balls, paint, gaffer’s tape

first image | installation view
In the main gallery, the wooden panels were removed from the cathedral height windows to allow for the natural light. Local sod for soccer fields was laid on top of banquet tables. Sporty colored stripes defined the parameter of the pitch. Soccer balls and “menus” were scattered over the field. On the backside printed on black paper, the menus offered a fare of aphorisms on masculinity and race.

second image | detail
The food service industry is one of the few career options for Asian immigrants.