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diamond dust

Michaela Gleave, Raining room (Diamond dust)
Installation, Sydney 2006


You walk through veils of diamonds
falling through white light.

Raining room (Diamond dust) was first exhibited in 2006 at Sydney's Fisrdtdraft gallery. It explores an Antarctic atmospheric phenomenon commonly known as diamond dust. As you enter a small dark room, you walk through a veil of water droplets that glisten as they fall through shafts of white light. The atmosphere created in this tiny space evokes Antarctica. You are physically touched by the falling light.