Michael John Whelan
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Darkness had no need
In the black dark for good
Carapace
That we were to wait
Like force and matter
Only in
Lupus
20 Vertices, 30 Edges
and 160 Diagonals

In Embers (Dodecahedron)
Dune
Transit of Venus
Over the echoing gateway
Stars & Star
Shadowplay
Archway (diptych)
20 Vertices, 30 Edges and 160 Diagonals
2013, 3 x Hahnemuhle photorag prints
steel mounts, Neodymium magnets
60 x 160cm
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A three-dimensional model of a dodecahedron is constructed in three parts and photographed. The installation reconstructs the mystical and scientific object through the placement of the prints together. The magnets reference the invisible factors which influence our lives, like cell structure and universal bonds.