Antarctica Drop Parachute

Studio Orta - 5060

Date: 2007
Ref: 5062
Materials: Coated polyamide, fiber glass rods, various textiles, nation flags, silkscreen print, webbing, wall stencils
Dimensions: 60 x 120cm
Exhibition history: 2007 Galleria Continua San Gimignano
Courtesy: Lucy + Jorge Orta

Modeled after parachutes utilised in humanitarian expeditions to rapidly distribute vital supplies in inaccessible zones. The artists' parachutes become objects of textual communication, with nations flags and slogans relating to the themes the artists explore in their work.