Trunk Rock


Video from the multi-media installation of the same name that includes sculpture, drawing, video and photography. Urbahn's starting point for this exhibition was an investigation of the work of New Zealand 'environmental' artists from the late 1970's and early 1980's. Perhaps not surprisingly for this astute observer of contemporary urban and youth culture, other influences crept in. "While I forced myself to look at twig-art and pottery, I still couldn¹t help being swayed by B movies, my record collection and TV," he says. -

Installation Images: Trunk Rock, BartleyNees Gallery, Wellington 2003.

Photo credit: Jan Nauta