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Robert Hood
28 September - 22 October 2001

Christchurch based artist Robert Hood presents an icon for the 21st century with his work for the Kiosk, where a tiny silver horse's head revolves on top of a log of wood, again and again and again. Witty, dry, and sometimes disturbingly obtuse, Hood's work often takes small, rather insignificant details from popular culture and reworks them into whimsically crafted ornaments or objects.

Hood's untitled work for the kiosk brings together both Hood's previous work interrogating the mysterious world of horse racing, and his current interests in iconography and mysticism, presenting evidence of psychic conspiracy with the meticulous attention to detail of a detective, the hype of a sales pitch, and the fervor of a prophet

KIOSK is a permanent public art site for temporary installations of new audio, screen-based, and object based work, twenty four hours a day / seven days a week.

Located on the corner of High and Manchester Streets (outside Java Cafe) in Christchurch, New Zealand. Check out the web site for documentation and further info:

The Physics Room Programme - July to Dec 2001

The Physics Room programme is proudly supported by Creative New Zealand/Toi Aotearoa

Thanks to 0800 Phantom and Christchurch City Council.