HomeSteven Cottingham

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The stonebreakers, 2018. Cast iron bell-clapper, aluminum heat sinks. 8″ × 30″ × 6″.
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Value form phase transition, 2018. i) Molten aluminum is poured into water, solidifying on contact, ii) the water is frozen, iii) the resulting sculpture is displayed in the gallery at room temperature, melting and depositing pieces of aluminum according to its process. 20″ × 9″ × 6″, initial dimensions.
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Redundantv, 2018. Schlieren videograph of cpu hard drive exhaust, extruded aluminum, screens, various electronics. 18″ × 22″ × 28″, 10 minutes looped.
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Time is the fire in which we burn, 2018. Aluminum heat sink, sea cap sponge. 11″ × 8″ × 7″.
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Time is the fire in which we burn, 2018. Aluminum heat sink, sea cap sponge. 12″ × 8″ × 7″.
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Tectonic attainder, 2018. Pyrolized bread, aluminum foil. 5″ × 16″ × 12″.
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Every commodity is inscribed by the mode of its production, all matter is contiguous with itself, 2018. Vase sponges, aluminum foil. 10″ × 19″ × 18″.
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Every commodity is inscribed by the mode of its production, all matter is contiguous with itself, 2018. Vase sponges, aluminum foil. 9″ × 27″ × 18″.
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Ablative fluid reduction, 2018. Automotive coolant boiled to a reduction, concrete masonry unit, aluminum foil. 6″ × 22″ × 12″.
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Arson for the cadastral plane, 2018. Burnt antifreeze, extruded aluminum, heat-resistant shelf. 20″ × 18″ × 18″.
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No failure but the properties of matter, 2018. Aluminum burn-out cast of sea sponge, aluminum heat sink. 6″ × 9″ × 13″.
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Tectonic attainder, 2018. Pyrolized bread, aluminum heat sink. 6″ × 12″ × 6″.
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No failure but the properties of matter, 2018. Aluminum burn-out cast of sea sponge, aluminum heat sink. 6″ × 6″ × 6″.
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Time is the fire in which we burn, 2018. Aluminum heat sink, ear sponge. 12″ × 8″ × 5″.
Exhibition at Wil Aballe Art ProjectsWil Aballe Art Projects, October 18–November 17, 2018. This work is accompanied by an Heat, deathessay. Cottingham_Heat-death_2018_web.pdfPDF here.