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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