Supersized masking tape
Veronica Herber’s art practice engages with materiality and temporary transformation; both of her chosen material, masking tape, and the site she interacts with. In this installation Herber utilises simple mapping and contour lines to allow the site to reveal its form. The masking tape adheres to the land and is reinforced with thousands of hand-made staples. The work will ‘hold fast’ despite the many challenges presented by the elements.
“I was interested in creating a piece that would be seen from the ferry, so the connection to the land would begin even before the viewer reaches solid ground. For me the line is a pure form of expression; to impose a series of minimal contour lines onto the landscape opens up ideas of control and revelation.”