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Νίκη (victory) II
Νίκη (victory) II
Νίκη (victory) II
Νίκη (victory) II
Νίκη (victory) II


Νίκη (victory) II Sculpture

Toby Short


Sculpture, Fractal on Cardboard

Size: 25.2 W x 48.8 H x 9.4 D in

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The work is takes its name from the heroic statue of victory from Ancient Greece. Notably the Nike of Samothraki with her beautiful flowing wings. 'fractal mentality' is the collective name I give to sculptures and sculptural reliefs which acknowledge the digitization of humanity, a crossbreed of a cloned version of computer-graphic solids with something quite its opposite, humane, arcane, and instinctive. Representing the way that machines understand solids, these investigations strive to assert an integrity which is inherent in all things around us, attempting to draw into dialogue the distinction between that which can be produced by mathematics and that which can found in nature and in the soul. 'fractal mentality' utilises a pseudo-mathematical technique to produce objects which resemble ‘wire-frame’ images, the main-stay of computer three dimensional drawing programs and virtual reality to relate to the steady slide of the way we view ourselves into the realm of the mathematical logic of computers.

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Sculpture:Fractal on Cardboard

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:25.2 W x 48.8 H x 9.4 D in

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my name is Toby Short, I undertake commissioned public art, design furniture and create figurative sculptures. I am interested in the space in-between things. In that which defies our immediate perception. My work concerns the discovery of something integral to us all but which is hard to grasp. I am particularly fascinated in the way we view the world via the machines we have created, In the way that computers portray life. The development of this idea I call ‘fractal mentality’. ‘fractal mentality’ can be seen in some sculptures below.

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