The Pill Portraits

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    An exhibition bringing together artists' and chemists' interpretations of chemistry and art. The Pill Portraits are made of empty pill packets re-filled with 3D-printed fake pills in the formation of pixilated portraits. The portraits, of myself, my dad (a climate scientist) and my grandfather (a chemist and artist) show how science and art has run through the generations of my family, and also link to the idea of ageing, caused by free radicals. The materials of everyday packaging combined with 3D printed objects explores how new technologies are changing modes of production in science, art and medical technology, and in turn what were made up of as humans.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon, UK
    PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
    Size74.5 x 53cm each
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventArt in Chemistry, Chemistry in Art - Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK
    Duration: 14 Jul 2014 → …


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