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David Beattie

 

Shifting forms, 2018
Aluminium, UV fly zapper, glass jar, fly larvae, electrical cable, pegboard, robotic vacuum cleaner, carnivorous plants (nepenthes, sarracenia and pinguicula) (detail)

Shifting forms, 2018
Aluminium, UV fly zapper, glass jar, fly larvae, electrical cable, pegboard, robotic vacuum cleaner, carnivorous plants (nepenthes, sarracenia and pinguicula)

propositional things, 2017
mild steel, wool, plywood, water, salt, chlorophytum comosum plants, aloe vera, rosemary, UV light, ceramic pots, orgonite, galvanised buckets, pith ball electroscope.
dimensions variable

Erratic, 2017
silver gelatin photograph and augmented reality video

Erratic, 2017
silver gelatin photograph and augmented reality video (detail)

A quarter turn to face the light, 2017
solar panel, fireproof pasterboard, aluminum, cable, l.e.d bulb, concrete, steel, clamp, daylight

raster, 2017
copper, tv, speaker, sound of gravitational waves, salt, ceramic pot base, anti-static mat, polysterene, mylar
dimensions variable

the impossibility of an island, 2016
cymbal, steel wire, concrete, carpet underlay, motor
collection irish museum of modern art (IMMA)

Static, 2013
rubber ball, steel wire, motor, polyurethane foam, cling film, galvanised bucket, salt
dimensions variable

Half way to the centre of the Earth
Volcanic sand from Snaefelljokull, the entrance to the centre of the Earth from Jules Verne’s novel
Photographic print