• June 2004
  • diameter 6m (20 feet)
  • steel wire, fabric, garden chairs, wood
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  • The work formed a temporary and open-sided room, surrounding a tree. It consisted of a tensioned white fabric structure beginning at about chest level and rising 20 feet up a central tree trunk. Beneath was a pentagonal wooden floor and five fixed chairs.

    Each chair had a large text panel at its foot declaring a philosophical position. Thus, taking a seat meant also choosing a philosophical position and having to defend it. Attached to each chair was a list of questions for consideration and to deepen the expected debate.