Mixed media (mirror, light and animation)
Ferryman’s Crossing II was inspired by characters from Herman Hesse’s book ‘Siddhartha’ — two humble ferrymen who extract wisdom and understanding from mundane everyday experience. Munro’s installation is a visual abstraction of a literal river experience and a metaphor for finding inspiration in life’s repetitive journey. Formally, it continues Munro’s exploration of Morse code as both pattern and language. On the effect of the animated projection Munro says: ‘My hope is that it will speak to visitors’ hearts and minds, using the language of Morse code and the medium of light, with a repetitive message that carries the essence of the ferrymen’s love of life’.