Nerine Martini

Slug Poems
2003

Installation exhibited at Blacktown Arts Centre for De-Coding (Sub) Cultures – An Exploration of New Media Arts in Western Sydney

Size: Installation in a 3 x 3m room.

Materials: Cast Polyurethane, Acrylic Paint, U.V. light

Slug Poems used the humble slug as a metaphor for way we view people on the fringes of society. This work is about the strangeness of nature; the slugs leave a trail of illuminated winding text, expressing notions of homelessness and displacement.