Tim HIXSON

Accession number 2013_17
Artwork title Interior, Kali’s place
Date of work 2013
Credit Line / Acquisition Information commissioned 2013, Lismore Regional Gallery Collection
Display Height / Width 420cm x 594cm
Subject Lismore and SurroundsSocial History
Artwork Statement

“I lost the computer program I wrote in the physics dept of Sydney Uni in 1971 that generated in frequency triacon dome data. It was written in Fortran, and executed on the student ID of somebody else at midnight! I was a hippie insurgent at that time, and actually a student of Newcastle Uni. My unrecorded addition to the design of domes was to configure the data to extend to domes woven in continual elements and integrate the technology of basket weaving. My dome is made of 10mm steel rods in a 12 frequency triacon pattern with every second strut removed. And rendered with 10 tonnes of ferrocement by at least 19 people who rose to the occasion. I am forever grateful. North Coast weather brought unanimated problems with the domes … zinc paint is the solution to leakage and moss attack.” Kali

References & Reproductions Reproduced in the exhibition publication
Not Quite Square, the Story of Northern Rivers Architecture, p34-35
Credit Line / Acquisition Information commissioned 2013, Lismore Regional Gallery Collection

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