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Yorkshire Quartz: Yellow

Giulia Gentili

Yorkshire Quartz: Yellow

Giulia Gentili

Reference

SAS0116_001

Year

2019

Dimensions (cm)

Height: 25
Length: 30
Depth: 20

Materials

jesmonite, CMYK inkjet pigment

Suitable Locations for the Work

  • Indoors
  • On a plinth
  • In a case

Background, history, commissioner of the work

Cast from a white quartz found in the Yorkshire Moors, this series of casts was created during a residency at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop in 2019 funded by VACMA.

Thematic/contextual information

This series explores the liminal space between organic forms and the artificial world. The rock forms are cast in jesmonite mixed with pigments created from recycled inkjet printer fluids. As more and more artificial materials are fed back into the natural world the distinction between the two is becoming more blurred. This is explored by the juxtaposition of the organic rock form with the artificial pigments.

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