The Tiny Kingdom
Myfanwy Macleod
September 8 — October 6, 2001

A larger than life-size replica of an outhouse manufactured specifically for the Or Gallery, Macleod’s kingdom is based on the Victorian privy in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. An outsize architectural folly, it was built from an amalgam of real and imaginary sources, and refers to MacLeod’s interest is defining oneself in relation to history and strong traditions. MacLeod refers in particular to the struggles between the British tradition and an emerging Canadian modernism in the 1930’s, as well as to the incestuous nature of artistic communities, who like the stereotypical Hillbilly, feeds off and propogates it’s own.

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