New Inflatable Works

Month: September, 2014

Rhinos and Sea Anemones Fighting

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Sewn and inflated oxford fabric with slip cast porcelain rhino horn and anemone pieces.

Installed at Pirate Gallery, Denver CO.

Created in part in Paonia CO at Elsewhere Studios.

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Erupture: Microscopic inspiration

This Powdery Mildew inspired the whole series.

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This Paracitic fungus releases it’s spores by bursting open.

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My powdery mildew

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Apple Scab

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Both powdery mildew and apple scabs areĀ cleistothecia which are closed, globose ascocarps.

Their ascospores are released only by their rupture or decay.

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My Apple scabs

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Syncephalastrum


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Molds

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My interpretations

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Staghorn Fern by Ernst Haeckel

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My Staghorn Fern

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