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Black Lace – Dark Space - gold coated antique silk Chantilly lace mounted on palladium SEM disc, black acrylic, perspex display.

Black Lace – Dark Space, presents a fragment of 19th-century black silk Chantilly lace, thinly coated with ionized gold particles and embedded on a metal disk and meticulously prepared for the scanning electron microscope imaging system. Displayed as a scientific relic, the fixed lace sample represents is both the material residue of its destructive analysis and basis of its imagistic metamorphosis.

 

 

associated exhibitons

Japan House Gallery, Daiwa Foundation, London 

Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, Japan 

Nagoya University of the Arts and Science