Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Gel Geode

Transparency (cellulose acetate), sticky tape, plastic shopping bag, and scented styling gel.

This geodal structure is a prototype, a continuation of the series through variations in form, and material. The polyhedral shell is constructed from 72 transparent triangles, with the vertices highlighted by a gel that sits between the walls and the lining.

A platonic solid, this icosahedral figure is an entity from the metaphysical realm of the Forms. The abstract structure is an object of the mind revealed, like a shared hallucination. A form constant, one of several geometric lattice patterns, which usually only emerge during altered states of consciousness.


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