Making Fire (2006-)
’SET THE MUSEUM ON FIRE'
Within the confines of a museum where preservation of material culture is paramount, I started a fire using the ancient, friction-based method of rapidly spinning between one’s palms a wooden spindle set upon a grooved piece of wood. I used infrared thermographic imaging to record the process, rendering the lit fire created in saturated colors.
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