Various sculptures come together in a circulatory flowing system throughout the installation Cycle of Survival 2015. In many ways I am a bit of a savage and there was no mud here but below the surface, and through the cracks peered bits of controlled splatters that I used to think were stable. Chromatint uranine or flourescien, the main material used in this installation, is a manufactured organic compound commonly used as a fluorescent tracer in microscopy, forensics, optometry, and serology. It can detect blood stains, leakages in pipe systems, and breaking structures within cells.
1. pussy willow, dirt, wood, flourescein, lady bugs, pvc tubing, moss, weeds, shrubbery, grass, various plant species, orchid,
2. chromatint uranine, flourescein, artificial ocean scent, hydrogel beads, sea shell, silicone gel
4. epoxy, pressed wild flowers, how to assemble manual