performance, 2007. materials: 30 picnic blankets, 58 oyster shuckers, 58 buckets, 3600 oysters, 2 kegs of beer, lemons.

performance, 2007. shucking and eating 3600 oysters.

 

performance, 2007. detail

performance, 2007. Barry Keldoulis helping to create the midden.

process 2007. drying out the shells.

process, 2007. drying out the shells.

process, 2007. burning found wood to bake the shells.

process, 2007. baking the shells.

 

process, 2007. pounding the shells.

process, 2007. grinding the shells into a fine powder.

process, 2007. mixing ground shells and water.

process, 2007. curing the mixture in a mould.

process, 2007. the slab in the mould.

process, 2007. moving the slab.

process, 2007. moving the slab.

 

process, 2007. positioning the slab onto the stackof 30 picnic blankets.

process, 2007. removing the mould.

installation 2007. 3600 oyster shells, 30 picnic blankets.

detail, 2007.