Meredith James

Far from this setting in which I now find myself, 2017, wood, metal, and acrylic paint. approx. 35 x 16 x 15 feet. Installation at the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA.
 

Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

This sculpture is an optical illusion called an Ames Room. An Ames Room is a three-walled trapezoidal room built with a false perspective so it appears square and regular from one viewpoint while people inside the room seem to be different sizes depending on where they stand.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Peephole for viewing or photographing the optical illusion.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Park visitors photographing themselves in the sculpture.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Photographs taken through the peephole.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Green wall created in collaboration with the Horticultural Department of the Greenway. Metal trellises planted with hop vines, annual beans and pleached dogwoods. Early summer 2017.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Gutter system planted with tender annuals. Early summer 2017.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway

Late summer 2017.
Meredith James Greenway
Meredith James Greenway