Comparative Morphologies LII, 32" x 40"
(right): Comparative Morphologies LIII, 32" x 40"
iris prints on Somerset paper
Set of 12 individual images
looks like vintage natural history studies turns out to be, on
closer inspection, images of computer and technological cords
and peripherals, each slightly manipulated to take on organic
characteristics--a fused or sprouting growth from a stem, a viral
infection, or a radial symmetry.
used a digital camera to photograph the computer cords and peripherals
that surrounded my home workstation, and then transferred them
to the computer where i digitally altered and added to the original
images. Arranged suggestively on an image of a vintage print (the
original botanical images on it having been erased), the techie
beginnings become transformed into the final archival-quality
series consists of 12 individual images, with sizes for the full
set as follows: 2 large (30" x 40"), 2 medium (20"
x 30"), and eight small (15" x 20").