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Sophia Thomas

MFA 2016

Tea Lights

cast acrylic, German silver, 2015, (red) 4"w x 4.5"h x 5"d; (blue) 3"w x 3.5"h x 5"d

I am interested in patterns emerging from an object or dictated by my hand: how they reflect the making of the object, the material of the object, repetitive marks made by hand or machine-made. In these pieces I use parallel lines to create moire patterns in the small discs. The two slits formed by parallel lines on the large disc are a nod to the double-slit experiment in the study of the wave/particle duality of light in physics.

 

Sophia Thomas - Tea Lights

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