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From a previously unpublished text by Abby Cunnane.

Tug of War shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Rugby shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Table-tennis shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Billiards shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Snooker shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Rota Island shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Pitch ‘n’ Putt shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Petanque shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Gumboot Throw shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Euchre shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
8 Ball shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Challenge shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Chess shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
Bowls shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.
R Ball shield, maker unknown, Rotoroa Island, C-Type print 905 x 1140 mm, 2008.