Sarah Alford
photograph of an electrical wire hanging off of Sullivan's Carson, Pirie, Scott buildingphotograph of electrical wire turned into templateSullivan Fence (detail)Sullivan Fence (detail)Sullivan Fence (detail)Sullivan Fence
Sullivan Fence (2007)
An electrical wire hanging out of Louis Sullivan's Carson, Pirie, Scott building became the template for this installation on a chain link fence. Sullivan thought it was possible to change the nature of commercial buildings through decoration, and I thought I would test that out by decorating commercial fencing.