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Eric Rosoman’s model of Muckle Flugga (Britain’s most northerly lighthouse located on the Shetland Isles) flashes in sync with that of the real one. The crosses marked on the gallery floor pay tribute to many shipwrecks and sailors who have fallen short of Muckle Flugga’s navigational powers and have surrendered to the vast oceans. Pinned to the wall are the names of the 470 shipwrecks documented around the Shetland Isles from 1148 – 1998. The first two ships are from the Viking era. The names of the ships are often defiant in their titles: ‘Good Design’, ‘Victory’ or ‘Enterprise’...

 

Eric Rosoman MUCKLE FLUGGA

 

Eric Rosoman is currently based in Leicester and graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art, London, in 2001. His recent exhibitions include A Strangely Isolated Place (solo show), Phoenix Arts, Leicester (2006), In-Flight Entertainment (Screening), Beaconsfield, London (2005) and Fodder (Shredded Proposals), PILOT, London (2005). In 2000, Rosoman’s work was selected for New Contemporaries.

Updated September 2007. For further information, visit Eric Rosoman's website here.

 

ERIC Rosoman 'Bar' Wood and Steel 70cm x 75cm x 20m 2002 eric Rosoman 'Northern Line' Video Looped 2000/1  
 

Top: 'Bar' Wood and Steel 70cm x 75cm x 20m 2002

 

Bottom: 'Wave' Photograph 122cm x 91cm 2002

 

Top: 'Northern Line' Video Looped 2000/1

 

Bottom: 'Cable Car' Wood 1.8m x 2.8m x 4.2m 1999/2000

eric rosoman 'Wave' Photograph 122cm x 91cm 2002 eric rosoman Bottom: 'Cable Car' Wood 1.8m x 2.8m x 4.2m 1999/2000