SEIZURE - NOV 2014
A revisit to 'Seizure', a self generating work by the artist Roger Hiorns now located at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and which we had first visited insitu at conception at Elephant and Castle, London. Conceived with Artangel, a flat within a derelict brutalist courtyard on Harper Road was tanked and chemically reappropriated with a saturated copper sulphate solution. As the solution cooled, copper sulphate crystals were precipitated out adoring the surfaces and furnishings of the existing flat. The remaining liquid was then drained out. The resulting binary space has characterisitcs of both 'synthetic' and 'natural' formation. It posits alternative construction methods whereby the computational potential of matter is harnessed in design alongside the human hand. In a similar manner to common gardening dovetailing into contextual ecologies, architecture could be cultivated and co authored by ourselves and 'living inorganic materials'.
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seizure roger hiorns sculpture yorkshire park architecture crystallization
seizure roger hiorns sculpture yorkshire park architecture crystallization
seizure roger hiorns sculpture yorkshire park architecture crystallization
seizure roger hiorns sculpture yorkshire park architecture crystallization
seizure roger hiorns sculpture yorkshire park architecture crystallization
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