Gattacantha


United Kingdom

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Size: 11.7 H x 8.3 W x 0 in

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Art Description

Printmaking: Etching on Paper.

'Gattacantha' addresses our search for origins and belonging. A skeletal fish signifies our natural ancestry. The image below it balances two concepts used to distance ourselves from our humble natural heritage. A stream of code from the human genome (gattaca) signifies ‘science’ and our physical journey, structured in a pyramidal form to mimic imposed hierarchical categorization of nature with ‘us’ as the apex. Embedded in the coding is the second concept: hidden names of religions, demonstrating a spiritual search for origins. These ‘labels’ are not present in the actual coding, representing differences in explanations of self.

Keywords: Religion, Science, Spiritual, Black And White , Selection, Dna, Evolution, Fish, Origins

Subjects: Animal

Styles: Conceptual, Modern, Fine Art

Mediums: Etching

Materials: Paper

Prints: Animal Art Prints, Conceptual Art Prints, Modern Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Etching Art Prints, Paper Art Prints

Artist Recognition

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