Hartford is an original sculpture and prototype for Georgia Munnik’s blue carbon-paper-soaked rose sculptures, featured in her commissioned work for Spier Light Art Exhibition 2021. The sculpture is comprised of laminated yellow rose petals, the laminated body of an Acraea Horta butterfly (found) and laminated cutouts of a printed hand-out of Mark Bould’s essay, 'Language and Linguistics' in The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction (eds. Andrew Butler and Mark Bould) coloured in with blue pen and cut in the shape of rose petals.
387 x 265 x 265 mm | mixed media sculpture in lightbox housing
Georgia Munnik (b.1990) is a South African visual artist based in Cape Town. Working across mediums and modes, she explores "weird ecological speculation as an exercise in the untranslatability of nature."