Diatom Pair

Finalist

Sculpture & Objects

 

Highly Commended

Cast, blown and carved glass, 49cm x 30cm x 10cm
 
These forms reference the siliceous body of microscopic diatoms. Red, references the vibrancy of creatures found at great depths. The varying thickness of glass and the detailed envelope of air becomes an internal skeletal element. The architecture of organic structures has become a recurrent theme within my practice.

by Matthew Curtis