Wanx’id: to hide, to be hidden

About this object

Narrative

Created for the MOA exhibition "Border Zones: New Art across Cultures," which ran from Jan. 2010 to Sept 2010; purchased by MOA after the exhibition.

Physical description

Black glass box with four sides and a clear glass base, open at top. The upper edge undulates from side to side. The outside surface is plain black, the inside surface of the four sides is etched with a distributive Northwest Coast design. A black and white photograph sits on the clear glass base, which is lit from below while installed/on display. The photograph shows a large group of children sitting on the front steps of a building, with their teacher near the top.