Vesta's Ghost I + II

2011

Two-part group exhibition Leverage at The Notary Public, New York, and Workspace, Los Angeles, curated by Jo-ey Tang. Participating artists: Sonja Engelhardt, Luke Stettner, Gustabo Velazquez, Claudia Weber.

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

Installation view / Part I New York

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

White foam board, dimensions vary

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

Archival print on canvas, 34 x 111.76 cm (13.4 x 44 in.), wood, partly painted cord

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

White foam board, dimensions vary

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

Detail

Claudia Weber Vesta's Ghost I

Archival print on canvas, 13.5 in. x 19 in. (34.3 cm x 48.3 cm), pinned on wall / Part II Los Angeles

Vesta's Ghost placed an assemblage of photographic and sculptural elements around a disused fireplace. Invoking the ancient Roman goddess of the hearth, the intervention offers a hybrid between ritual and decoration to re-charge the site.