Resonance Punctuated 2017
       
     
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Resonance Punctuated 2017
       
     
Resonance Punctuated 2017

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) allows scientists to safely peer into the living, thinking human brain. A deep interest in biology and structure drew me to human MRI slices taken from the axial direction or horizontal to the upright body. In this work, I’ve merged MRI scans with clay because clay, like the brain, is plastic and malleable. Into slabs of clay I’ve pressed tools and gadgets from industry and technology and heightened these impressions with pigment. Once it is fired to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, the dented ceramic comes to resemble bio scapes marked by culture. The digital brain scans, combined with the scarred geologic material, become a metaphor for the plasticity and impressionability of mind.

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resonance punctuated CXLV
       
     
resonance punctuated CXLV

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXLIV
       
     
resonance punctuated CXLIV

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXLIII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXLIII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXLII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXLII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXLI
       
     
resonance punctuated CXLI

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXXVII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXXVII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXXVI
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXXVI

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXXIV
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXXIV

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXXIII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXXIII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXXII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXXII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXVIII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXVIII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXIX
       
     
resonance punctuated CXIX

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXXV
       
     
resonance punctuated CXXV

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated cxxviii
       
     
resonance punctuated cxxviii

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

resonance punctuated CXVIII
       
     
resonance punctuated CXVIII

2018

ceramic, stains, mounted with epoxy on painted wood

12 x 9 x 1.5 in

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