The Long Cloud


Uranotype print produced from 2 grams of uranium, extracted from ore collected by the artist in the Buller Gorge, South Island, New Zealand; concrete, glass, Geiger counter

34 x 40 x 30 inches

Uranotype image reproduced courtesy of the Auckland War Memorial Museum and photographer Gil Hanly :

Matauri Bay, Whangaroa, Northland, New Zealand, 12 December 1987. Sinking of Rainbow Warrior vessel, totally immersed, leaving disturbance.

Special thanks to Gil Hanly, Andrew Lawson, Maddie Leach, Holli McEntegart, Oscar Peters, Morgan Post, Jon Rubin, Melissa Ragona, Environmental Health and Safety at Carnegie Mellon University, the Penumbra Foundation and the Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University, Wellington

Installation view of The Long Cloud at the Engine Room in Wellington, New Zealand