Made up of 160 parts arranged organically, the configuration depending on the location. This installation brings the elements of contemporary engineering together with prehistory in the use of carbon and charred bone. Crystalline', is a series of artworks relating to the dying glaciers. The artwork is created to mark the launch of the Solar Orbiter by ESA into Space in 2020
Highlanes Gallery, Installation shot, November 2018
Crystalline (2017), composed of foam substrates coated with a pigment that contains carbon and charred bone. Inspired by the materials used by cave painters, “SolarWhite” will bond with the titanium heat shield of ESA’s Solar Orbiter, to be launched into space into 2018. In Crystalline, the cracks of the white tiles reference the melting glaciers of the Anthropocene.
168 cm x 88cm
The map displays 2.5 million brightest stars in the sky
“Unknown landscape, ” oil on paper
Cyathea australis (2017): Photogenic drawings that narrate the changing state of the Earth’s atmosphere. In each of the drawings, the light and the atmospheric carbon dioxide content recreate the conditions of the Triassic, Cretaceous, and Devonian periods, as well as the Anthropocene epoch.
Review Science Magazine by Deborah Dixon: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6328/916.
40 x 30 cm
oil on board
Oil on board
34 x 24 cm
‘Tycho Star’ 168 cm x 88cm, Photograph on paper. The main aim of the map is to portray the Heavens as the dark, adapted, naked eye perceives them. The map displays 2.5 million brightest stars in the sky. All-sky star map. (ESA 1997)