An act of balance between three rabbits...
A pendant necklace made from high resolution 3d printed wax and lost wax casting, hand polished to a smooth finish. Approximately 4.4 cm (1.75") wide. Chain measures 28”.
We are all in this together. Balance is the equaling of all forces on an object. On one side, two rabbits stand upright on a bar. But on the other side, one rabbits hangs over an edge. These rabbits are in equilibrium but also in tension — if the rabbit were to fall, the imbalance would also cause the other two to fall. A balanced form in an unbalanced situation. What consequences lead to situations like these, and what actions alter it...
The Spring/Summer 2018 collection is based around the theme of balance. Fittingly, I photographed the three designs using my first-year architecture school model (painted white), a project using a blank site, relocating the landscape to balance the cut and fill, and creating harmony between the landscape and inserted abstract pieces. The personal obsession with balance is a struggle to find harmony in one's daily life; balancing life and work, art and business, passion and responsibility. I made these pieces as a reminder that balance is possible.
The pendant is bent by the weight of the rabbits and creates a fulcrum that acts as a point of balance in the piece. If you tap the piece, it will juggle back and forth to find its center of gravity and a equilibrium. The rabbits were meticulously crafted using digital sculpting and handmade sketches.
- Please allow 3-4 weeks for your order. A digital model is printed in high resolution wax, cast using traditional lost wax technique, and carefully polished by hand. Thank you for your patience.
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