“Arabesque” is a kinetic art work with its roots in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein and the alchemist’s laboratory. Composed of life sized cast human body parts (incidentally casts of my own body) these translucent entities expose their internal robotic mechanisms to the world. While the wiring/tubing is a conscious aesthetic expression assimilated into the artwork to bring chaotic lines of abstract form, which contrasts heavily with the organized symmetry of the body parts. When in motion “Arabesque” becomes a time-based performance and can be viewed from a multitude of angles, revealing a kaleidoscope of beautiful patterns created from the human form.
Photo by: Samaras ConstantinosHolden Peter William