from the island
“The images occupy another place, and another scale. Approximately 300mm high in reality, the photographed sheilds’ are enlarged to a body-sized AO. At this scale they could be fallen into, hidden behind, they could carry a prone body. Shelton’s re-presentation immediately takes a twist away from the ‘truth’ of what is depicted, and toward that ‘Third Place’ where myth is generated…”
From a previously unpublished text by Abby Cunnane.