TESTING THE GROUND
painted wooden boards
soil testing kit for NPK
various sound clips
Audience members can activate the sound by selecting each of the abstract paintings / graphs in the room.
After several layers of unraveling, the piece finishes and both the performer and audience members go outside to test the soil for Nitrate, Phosphorus and Potassium, planting seeds thereafter.
The piece served as a testing ground for its later development 'Degrees of Abstraction'.
Graph names in order of appearance:
Agricultural Land Deals,
top 10 investor countries
What the world eats
Agricultural sector green house emissions
IPCC report of a six degrees celsius increase
Colour testing for Nitrate
Colour testing for Phosphorus
Colour testing for Potassium