15 Nov 2014 – 15 Feb 2015
- 13 Reeves Road
- New Zealand
Te Tuhi Billboards
In an earlier body of work titled State Space, Boreham investigated interior spaces located within New Zealand institutions such as military bases, police stations and nuclear science facilities. Although these functional institutional spaces are depicted devoid of people, traces of their presence are revealed through the arrangement of barrier ropes, chairs, and acts of graffiti.
For the Te Tuhi billboards, Boreham expands upon State Space by introducing digital colour blocks into these utilitarian sites to conceal graffiti and marks that suggest human interaction. This act of concealing or censoring mirrors the authoritarian functionality inherent within these spaces.