Big River

By Karen Hanmer
Glenview, Illinois: Karen Hanmer, 2004. Edition of 20.

10.75 x 8.75 x 1.25" construction. Materials: pigment inkjet prints, binders' board, plexiglass, ball bearings.

Karen Hanmer: "Like the child’s pocket game, the viewer maneuvers the box to get each of the balls into a divot corresponding to a city mentioned in the Johnny Cash song, Big River, where the lovesick narrator chases his woman down the Mississippi River, missing her at every port."