NOVAE, 2016

PROTOIST SERIES

Cast Iron, Carbon, Silicon, Manganese, Phosphorus,  Sulfur,  Aluminum, Copper, Chromium, Nickel.

43  x 84  x 5 in / 1,200 lbs

 

This series investigates the material through distinctive cuts suspending elemental medium at a moment between melt and cut as well as between sensory stimulus and definiton.

 

The surface of Protoist Forms are created by the additive rust from the oils/acids of the human hand as well as the subtractive removal of surface memory by the very same touch.

 

Exhibition: Something Fierce, Lannan Foundation

July 22 - October 8, 2017

Curator: Christie Davis

Collection of Emily and Teddy Greenspan