UNEARTH 2012

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Meadhbh O'Connor, Unearth, 2012

'Unearth,' 2012. Mock geological-core drill with stratified layers of earth, soil, sands, clays; shattered coal; appropriated image. Dimensions: 1.5 x 1 x 1m.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Unearth, 2012

'Unearth,' 2012. Mock geological-core drill with stratified layers of earth, soil, sands, clays; shattered coal; appropriated image. Dimensions: 1.5 x 1 x 1m.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Unearth, 2012

'Unearth,' 2012. Mock geological-core drill with stratified layers of earth, soil, sands, clays; shattered coal; appropriated image. Dimensions: 1.5 x 1 x 1m.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Unearth, 2012

'Unearth,' 2012. Mock geological-core drill with stratified layers of earth, soil, sands, clays; shattered coal; appropriated image. Dimensions: 1.5 x 1 x 1m.

Meadhbh O'Connor, 'Unearth', 2012

Appropriated NASA image showing Alan Bean of Apollo 12 (1969) taking a core sample on the moon.


UNEARTH, 2012

Sculpture. Modelled on the rigging of a geological core drill. Hand-made steel tripod; 1.5 m glass tube, with stratified layers of sands, soils, stone, carbon; coal slack. 1.5 x 1 x 1 metres (H x W x D).

A development from an earlier project Geo Strata, 2011

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