In Upon this troubled sea, Kiron Robinson considers the idea of flux, change and constant movement as a place of comfort and contentment through a suite of text signs rendered in neon. The market is an environment based on the continual fluidity inherent in its defining characteristic: the exchange. This base characteristic reflects the various timelines that define the site of the Queen Victoria Market, from its history, its day-to-day functionality, its symbolic position for a city and its possible future. The end points are and have always been dependent upon the negotiation skills of the parties involved, with the only fixed position being that of movement. It is always in a state of becoming and that becoming can be a place of rest.
Location: Multiple locations - car park, K Shed, Meat and Fish Hall exterior wall. Map.Special event: Choral lament, Sunday 23 October, 2.30pmRead: Kiron Robinson's piece on memory and exchangeNote: Parts of Upon this troubled sea will remain on site until mid-2017Watch: Kiron Robinson talk about Upon this troubled sea.
Images courtesy the artist and Bryony Jackson.