All I can say is, it was worth a shot. The result of my Calm and Chaos series are in and they are dismal. Of a total ten panels placed in various sites around Naramata (streams, orchards, vineyards, foothills) a grand total of two turned out art worthy.
Steel panel in Naramata apple orchard.
Here’s the final score. Out of ten panels:
- Six got wind swept. The fall and winter winds kept blowing any matter off the panels. And without those leaves and twigs etc. there is no subject to corrode into the steel.
- Three managed to collect enough matter. One turned out a total glob with no real compositional merit, the other two I like and will finish and present.
- One vanished.
Steel panel sited in Naramata vineyard.