Melanie Counsell: Drinking Fountain, Toronto

Art Gallery of York University, 1999
limited edition of 750, colour poster inside brochure,
photographs by Peter MacCallum and Melanie Counsell
ISBN 0-921972-27-X

This brochure records the site specific work by Welsh artist Melanie Counsell: Drinking Fountain. By intervening in an abandoned industrial site, the artist invokes the spectral presence of the past, “like the tending of a gravesite.” The publication also includes a poster and an essay by Gregory Salzman documenting the site-specific project near the Morrow complex, Toronto.

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