House Defeated, 2005

oil and steel

40’ x 4.5” x 10’

Roof 2, 2005

oil and steel

40’ x 4.5” x 10’

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Used motor oil was collected from a mechanic shop. It then filled thousands of feet of plastic tubing that lined a roof-like structure. The roof appeared as though it was sinking into the ground by the weight of the oil. It aimed to imply the oil-based systems and cycles that hold such social and economic value.