A sculptural complex, a.k.a. The Commuter Gallery, Located at 3162 N. Druid Hills Rd. Decatur, GA 30033 Constructed by Clark Ashton.
The Bateman 5000
(2012) Wood, sheet metal, steel, found iron & brass, 32" TV. 156 x 24 x 24 Southern Baptist church meets Intercontinental ballistic missle meets Bela Lugosi. Explores power relationships between belief systems and economic systems through architecture, video, and sculpture.
Blowout Preventer #1
(2010) Cast iron, found iron & brass, fabricated steel. 27 x 10 x 10. A reflection on the human misery and ecological disaster caused by the collapse and failure of the Transocean/BP Deepwater Horizon Macondo oil platform in 2010.
It's Later Than You Think
(2014) Video still from the feature length documentary "The Infrastructure of an Uncertain Future"
(1996) Iron and steel. 276 x 85 x 192. One of three elements of the "Faith in Industry" installation.
(2009) Fabricated steel, found iron, cast bronze. 85 x 29 x 36.
(2012) Found iron & fabricated steel. 77 x 22 x 22 Wood fired furnace.
(2012) Found iron & fabricated steel. 108 x 24 x 24. Wood fired furnace.
(2013) Found iron & fabricated steel 92 x 26 x 21. Wood fired furnace
(2013) Found iron & fabricated steel. 98 x 30 x 30. Gas fired furnace.
(2014) Painted steel w.30"
The Infrastructure of an Uncertain Future
(1997-2002) Found iron & brass, fabricated steel. 427 x 192 x 192. A monument to the 20th Century, an artifact of fantasy, & a foreshadowing of future collapse and mutation.
John Clark Ashton Cornelius Farmer
(2009) with The Superstructure
The end is near
(2013) Video still from the documentary The Infrastructure of an Uncertain Future.