Prepping to cast face
Before casting my face to make the male version in "Divided from Self (2009), I mark out areas in which to place 'lifters', so as to pronounce physiologically "male" characteristics in my face.
I attempt to brew my own ferrofluid.
Further attempts to brew ferrofluid. See (Non)Interference Patterns under installation, to find out how real ferrofluid (eventually purchased from an educational company) works.
Hundreds of plastic bottles recycled from previous years' sculptures flesh out the body of our 10 foot spider.
A gritty, messy clump of possibility
If I were a spider...
...where would my legs go?
Sewing up the garbage bag skin.
A wee maquette for a massive arachnid
Some legs, but not all.
Translucent to Opaque
Waxing my mold
Filming in a Cemetary is Scary...
Imagining a Gorium
I sacrifice my exercise ball and a lot of copies of free Ottawa publications to begin a mold for the Imaginagorium.