Rachael Kelly

The workings of globalised capitalism and, in particular, its relationship to ethics are the subject of recent work by Rachael Kelly. In Periodic Exchange, she created a structure representing data about the trade in soy beans imported into the EU. The structure’s timber troughs were then planted with soy beans.

Periodic Exchange, 2016. Welded Flatbar Steel, sanded and bolted timber troughs, imported edamame Soybean seeds grown indoors in horticulture nursery. 670.6cm x 335.3cm x 243.8cm.