The Launch of the Erg

Commissioned for the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, the 'Launch of the Erg' took as its inspiration a thrice sunk ship, the Erg, in Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia. Reconstruction of a model of the boat, and a floating of the model with weather balloons served to raise the Erg once more, this time into the skies of the New Mexico desert. (2007)

The performance for the 'Launch of the Erg' is on the Museum of Fine Arts website, click here to view. (Flash 8.0 or higher necessary to view)


 

© 2017 Sheilah Wilson