Aluminium, tungsten, pewter, glass, stainless steel, enamel, gold, copper, silver, tin, chrome, zinc, concrete, plaster, styrofoam, clay, sugar, polystyrene.
Zoe Laughlin, 2005 - ongoing
(2012 - 2017)
Laughlin Triangle Equation
(2009 - 2010)
Glossary of relevant terms and resultant ideas that surround my making of Material-Objects. (From >> Beyond the Swatch << p358-359, 2010.)
A descriptive term used to embrace and unite both materials and objects. The words ‘material’ and ‘object’ are purposely hyphenated to represent the status of each as being continually linked to the other –there is no matter without a form and no object without material. The term is also used to emphasis the conceptual nature of both materials and objects and demonstrate that once something exists it moves away from the concept of either, into a negation reality with both.
The dynamic space along which material-objects are located with the concepts of ‘material’ and ‘object’ providing the two ends of the contin- uum. Material-objects can traverse the continuum through changes in form or material, through iso- morphic methods of material-object experimenta- tion, to become more-or-less object or more-or-less material.
The dynamic space within which material-objects are located. The use of the word nexus is delib- erately chosen to emphasise the relational connec- tions that exists between material-objects due to similarities in material, form and function.
The making of sets of material-objects that are of equal dimensions. The classical methodology for swatch creation where form is kept constant.
The making of sets of material-objects where any one aspect (form, function or material) can become the variable, resulting in the creation of overtly re- lational material-objects.