A 3-dimensional representation of the waveform pattern created by the word plush, when spoken aloud. Cradled and manipulated, the object becomes the tactile representation of its name. Edition of 10 commissioned for a benefit for the New York Foundation for the Arts.
cast rubber – approx. 6’’ x 6 x 7”, 2008
Here are some images of the process
making the silicone mold with the paperboard model
The mold after the model was removed and ready for casting
The rig for rotational casting. I had to spin the mold for about one hour until the rubber set (times 10!)
curing the final castings