SNEEZES 2003  - INSTALLATION VIEW

THROUGHOUT 2003 ELLIE RECORDED THE EXACT TIME, TO THE NEAREST MINUTE, OF HER EVERY SNEEZE. THE TIMES OF THE SNEEZES WERE NOTED DOWN AS THEY OCCURRED IN THE NOTES SECTION ON THE REVERSE OF THE DAILY QUANTIFICATION RECORDS. OVER THE COURSE OF THE YEAR A TOTAL OF 318 SNEEZES WERE RECORDED.

IN THIS INSTALLATION AT THE WALLNER GALLERY THE SPACE IS USED TO REPRESENT THE YEAR 2003. THE WALLS OF THE GALLERY ARE DIVIDED VERTICALLY INTO THE MONTHS OF THE YEAR AND ARE DIVIDED HORIZONTALLY INTO THE TIMES OF THE DAY. BOTH THESE AXIS COMBINE TO FORM A GIANT TWO-WAY TIMELINE. THE LOCATION OF EACH SNEEZE IS THEN PINPOINTED ON THE WALL INDICATING THE EXACT DATE AND TIME AT WHICH IT HAPPENED.

TWO COLOURED CODED SYSTEMS HELP TO DENOTE THE CHANGES IN SEASON AND THE DIFFERENT TIMES OF THE DAY. THE MONTHLY COLOUR REGISTER ALLOCATES EACH MONTH A DIFFERENT COLOUR FROM THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM. EVERY OTHER MONTH IS AN EXACT COLOUR MIX OF THE TWO NEIGHBOURING MONTHS. EACH COLOUR HAS A GRADIENT OF 12 DIFFERENT SHADES, WHICH FADE UP AND DOWN DEPENDANT ON THE TIME OF DAY; MIDNIGHT BEING THE DARKEST AND MIDDAY BEING THE LIGHTEST.

POSTER DESCRIBING THE INSTALLATION OF THE SNEEZES


GRAPHS SHOWING THE MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION OF SNEEZES


SNEEZES 2003 ONLINE VERSION (COMING SOON)

SNEEZES 2003  - INSTALLATION VIEW
SNEEZES 2003  - LAUNCH NIGHT

SNEEZES 2003