Amber Rosin - Experiment 2015

Residency - Listed Georgian building, Westgate Road, Newcastle.  29th January - 30th March.

'Still Motion - Amber' (day 37)
'Still Motion - Amber' (day 37)

‘Still Motion - Amber' is a working experiment exploring amorphous materials – that is materials that have both fluid and solid properties. Bitumen and rosin are two such materials; they appear solid and brittle at room temperature and yet can be highly viscose.

'Still Motion - Amber' (day 1)
'Still Motion - Amber' (day 1)

Amber Rosin, steel support and industrial light. 158 x 230 x 100 cms (hwd)

'Still Motion - Amber' (day 60)
'Still Motion - Amber' (day 60)

The amber rosin eventually shatters on to the floor.

'Still Motion - Amber' (day 37)
'Still Motion - Amber' (day 37)

‘Still Motion - Amber' is a working experiment exploring amorphous materials – that is materials that have both fluid and solid properties. Bitumen and rosin are two such materials; they appear solid and brittle at room temperature and yet can be highly viscose.

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© 2018 by Ruth Brenner.