This is the spent fire extinguisher I found in my front garden 11 months ago.
I didn't think I was going to have to live with it.
I didn't think that something so harmless would be so carefully watched.
What is useless to one person is worth minutely controlling to another.
Eventually I realized that I would have to take responsibility.
This work by Esteban Alvarez was presented during the Open Studios at Gasworks in March, 2000, along with work by artists Berni Searle, Robert Novak and Tamara Stuby.