The Shelter Project
The House That George Built
O2 Air Station - 2003
Dion LaurentThe Bush Administration urged us all to prepare a plastic sheeting and duct tape room in our house Ė so I did. It evolved to itís current form and now is The O2 Service Station, The House that George Built.
Theoretically, itís a self-contained, self-sustaining bio-environment, a one room gas station supplied air via ducts from the oxygen-generating cubed terrarium. A small exhaust fan in the room vents out cool and heavy CO2 to the terrarium, and the A/C cools the warm humid oxygenated air of the terrarium to the room. In front, the Air Gas Pump, and Air Phone, both supply fresh filtered Oxygen via the terrarium concept, the Air Gas Pump with an electric fan and gas mask delivery system. Itís essentially a one-stop bio/chem attack or ozone action day pit stop shop for fresh air and water. Or rather, on a beautiful day when all the world is at peace, itís just a paradise, a self-contained, self sustaining bio-environment, Earth.
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Opening Party: Friday, June 13, 2003
5102 Center Street
This Installation Will Remain at Poissant Gallery for Art Houston 2003.
Opening July 12, 2003.
"Everyone should have a room in their house sealed with plastic sheeting and duct tape"
"In a news conference, Ridge clarified the Homeland Security Department's suggestion on Monday that citizens buy duct tape and plastic sheeting to seal windows in case of an attack with biological, chemical or radioactive weapons"
"The Shelter In My Home" (installation)
Paintings, Sculptures, and Installations
Of The Shelter Project
Memorial Wall (installation)
Shelter,Gas Guns, Daisy Clusters, Bar Coded, and Explosions(All Series-in-Progress)
Proposed to Poissant Gallery, Houston in February 2003
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