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)
In Embers (Dodecahedron)
2013
framed c-prints
40 x 40cm
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This triptych presents three long exposures of embers from an Easter fire. The twelve pentagonal mats represent the sides of the platonic solid dodecahedron. Mathematical order and the perfection of the geometry bind the chaos and imperfection of the ember trails.