6 pieces: plaster, 3.5″x5.5″
Leaving minor impressions on ice and plaster with the breath and skin. Inspired by the 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster which left 77 sealers dead after being stranded on the arctic ice for 53 hours. The number 53 was the amount of hours the men in Newfoundland were stranded on the ice.
53 breaths on ice, plaster cast of ice
Breathing on ice for 53 minutes, plaster cast of ice
Touching ice 53 times, plaster cast of ice
Hovering finger over ice for 53 minutes, plaster cast of ice
53 breaths on to plaster
Breathing on plaster for 53 minutes