Altered Ground, winner of nation-wide sculpture competition, draws from the imagery of geologic bedding planes tipped vertically by tectonic forces as they create the Rocky Mountains. The sculpture and its setting speaks to the geology and morphology of the mountain environment — as well as musical notation and tabulation, laminar flow, pinball games, etc.
The 7.3m (24ft) diameter plinth has a dropped split that reveals a cast bronze wall of sculpted fossils.
Corten steel, stainless steel, cast bronze, local rock, and plant material.
Town of Canmore, 2020.