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“Oma was the name I called my
grandmother. She put the lino down in
the 1960’s and over four decades her feet
gradually wore through the decorative
pattern. Over the years marks appeared
in front of the oven, the sink, the front
door, where she turned around in front of
the fridge, where she sat at her table
shuffling her feet. Like a drawing made
over forty years, these worn patches
describe half a lifetime of movement.”

Linoleum, 511cm x 350cm
Installation view, Modern Art Oxford
Oma's Kitchen Floor, 2008
Oliver Beer, Oma's Kitchen Floor
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