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In celebration: the four corners project, 1985

Barr, David John, 1939-

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Title: In celebration: the four corners project

Date: 1985

Physical Details: 1 film reel : sd., col. ; 16 mm. ; 25 min., 18 sec.

Description: Describes the sculpture project undertaken by David Barr, an invisible tetrahedron spanning the inside of the Earth with the outer four corners just protruding from the crust of the Earth. The visible corners are located in Easter Island, South Africa, New Guinea, and Greenland. Barr chose the locations as areas untouched by Western technology and in remote areas in order to bridge diverse cultures. Also included is a cassette and transcript of a portion of the sound portion of the film, and a summary of the project by Barr.

Creator: Barr, David John, 1939-

Forms part of: Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: In celebration: the four corners project, 1985. Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 7848