Tools to Dismantle My Self, 2022

Media: kinetic sculpture with wood, paint, cast concrete, custom cast stainless steel, thermoplastic, stepper motor

Dimensions: 66” x 30” x 50” high, height is variable due to movement

Tools to Dismantle My Self is a kinetic sculpture of anatomical parts and tools inspired by erector sets and construction toys, and is held together by custom cast stainless steel hardware. The sculpture contains the very tools used to put this body together and the tools that will be used to take it apart.

This piece was installed as part of the Future Bodies New Media Caucus exhibition in September 2022 at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech.

Documentation photos by Isla.