Building Blocks, Series 2: Heart

PhotographerPerin Ruttonsha
Entry Description

In ‘Building Blocks, Series 2’, mechanical parts are subtly reconfigured to result in patterns that are suggestive of living systems. In ‘Heart’, the suspension system of a Tate & Lyle freight train is multiplied and combined to arrive at an industrial-like design that is robust yet fluid, daunting yet gentle. As a whole, the series begins to envision the future integration of industry, technology and biology. The work is intended to visually articulate the intricacies, resiliencies and possibilities of our physical world; while also, evoking a sense of transience and alluding to the intensity of that which we seek to accomplish in a short time.