Wishing Well

Butler County Community College, El Dorado, KS

Dimensions Variable/Audience Interactive. Site-specific installation: video projection on floor, white earthenware. The exhibition is composed of audience-participatory works surrounding the notion of hope and wish making. The central element is a video projection onto the floor, which combines images of water and the image of a woman who appears to be the keeper of the Wishing Well. Surrounding the well are hundreds of clay pieces that have resulted from viewers interaction.

Video projection on the floor

Video projection on the floor

  • Video projection on the floor
  • close-up of floor video projection
  • Detail of hand-made clay forms
  • “The Wishing Well”
  • Detail of wishes inserted into the wall
  • A visitor writing a wish for the wall
  • Detail of a corner of gallery
  • Detail of “Seeds of Hope”
  • Detail of “Seeds of Sorrow”
  • Detail of “Seeds of Beauty”