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Aimee Lax





Dimensions (cm)

Height: 50
Length: 50
Depth: 6


Acrylic glass, silicone, clay, flocking

Current Location

Stroud, Gloucestershire

Suitable Locations for the Work

  • Indoors
  • Wall-mounted

Background, history, commissioner of the work

This piece is from ‘Radioactive Boglach’, a body work made in response to my residency in 2017 at Cove Park, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. This was funded by New Brewery Arts, Cirencester. The work later toured to Mission Gallery, Swansea, Wales.

Thematic/contextual information

During my residency at Cove Park, I was struck by the existence of nuclear warheads at Coulport. I began a fictional field study, of what might happen to the plants and organisms nearby, should they be exposed to long-term, low-level radiation. This piece references the fungus growing on the exploded reactor at Chernobyl, this is a factual occurrence! Much of my work is Science fiction based on Science fact....