00 Scale Triptych : Molecular Cloud 3754. (Please swipe left to see the whole work)
Aluminium, Bachman fixtures, silver foil, graphics 82 x 12 x 6 cms in museum case. 2020
Scattered between the wagons are text and graphics to do with aromatic hydrocarbons and their associations. Hydrocarbons are found everywhere in Space, both in molecular clouds and in remote planets. The ensemble acts as it it has traveled through one of these regions and collected hydrocarbons en-route.
This series of artworks function as a commentary on the methodology of contemporary scientific model-making. In that instance we have seen the inadequacies of the process multiplied by the use of supercomputers. In these works, that potential for error is overcome by the use of the phenomenology of the model railway environment and associated mechanics.
Text on wagons: CH3CH2OH (Ethanol) - C14H10 (Pheanthrene) - H2CHCOH (Vinyl Alchohol)
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Dimensions of case: 82 x 12 x 6 cms : 2020. Signed on the underneath and also front and reverse of box.
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