The Scopes, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington ON and Elbow River Promenade, Calgary AB CDA

These scopes reference a fascination with a childhood toy. I loved kaleidoscopes. I reworked a kaleidoscope, removing the decorative elements. so that it could view the world. I used this lens with my camera and eventually placed it inside a steel scope. The scope was located on various places where it became an ironic twist on the old tourist scope. It creates a fragmented view of the world and asks the viewer to observe carefully and engage in the puzzle of a changing world.

01 Realidoscope The Scope of Change, 2014 This International Sculpture Garden, Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, ON
01 Realidoscope
The Scope of Change, 2014 This International Sculpture Garden, Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, ON
02 Realidoscope "Realidoscope" Calgary AB CDA 2009-2010 Silverlight Art Projects, 54in (137cm) high, Stainless steel on concrete base, Elbow River Promenade
02 Realidoscope
"Realidoscope" Calgary AB CDA 2009-2010 Silverlight Art Projects, 54in (137cm) high, Stainless steel on concrete base, Elbow River Promenade
03 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
03 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
04 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
04 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
05 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
05 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
06 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
06 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
07 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
07 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
08 Realidoscope images of scenery as viewed through the scope
08 Realidoscope
images of scenery as viewed through the scope
09 Realidoscope 54in (137cm) high, showing vertical and horizontal articulation
09 Realidoscope
54in (137cm) high, showing vertical and horizontal articulation
10 Realidoscope The Scope, at the Leighton Centre 2006
10 Realidoscope
The Scope, at the Leighton Centre 2006
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