|Brian Jungen. Vienna. Plastic lawn chairs, 2003. Winnipeg Art Gallery|
You walk into a space
that is vast,
that is deep.
That is clad with a stone
born in the sea.
A stone that contains
marine creatures from millennia past;
that is both a mausoleum and a reliquary.
And in the midst of this stone sea,
whale bone shadows
swimming in prehistoric kelp forests,
adrift in this land-locked ocean.
made of plastic.
and as ubiquitous