the Romans were paid in salt
salary 1992 installation inimitables
Art work… Artwork, image and photography © Perdita Phillips environment
800 x 800 x 2 cm
2 tonnes of salt, lighting
Exhibition: Artworks 1992 Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

Salary was part of Artworks, a show around the theme of work. Inside an enclosed space, two tonnes of salt, were lit from above with high-powered lighting. Viewers walked into a searing recreation of a salt lake.