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Other Media on metal

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This piece alludes to the bark on eucalyptus tree trunks - exploring the intertwined relationships between the naturally occurring chemical and insectivorous processes. The art process begins with curling up the copper sheet to create a three dimensional form. Then, I implement markings and holes on the surface that reciprocate through the furled layers. Then it is partly dipped in a ‘chemical bath' before opening the piece out to a flat two-dimensional plane for observation.

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Copper sheet (.55mm thickness), mounted to an aluminium composite panel (3mm) with 10mm spacing. Art has been sealed with a micro-crystalline wax polish

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