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Boolean Nature. Rock. (2008) - Hugo Arcier

By Jacob Gaboury

[3d image in 80 cm x 120 cm format.]

[Previzualisation. Sculpture created using a prototyping technique. Size: 15 cm in diameter.]

In logic and computer programming, a Boolean operator is a type of variable between two states. In computer-generated imagery, Boolean operations enable us to subtract, add or create an intersection between two objects.

In this series I subtract a sphere from a landscape. The latter becomes hollow. It is sterile, it lacks something, the breath of life. It is a morbid image: a Boolean nature.

A sculpture completes the image by representing the missing part.
The sum of the image and the sculpture forms the landscape in its entirety.

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Kari Altmann 5 years, 4 months agoReply


Boolean Nature 5 years, 4 months agoReply

There is no 4th law of thermodynamics. The energy needed to make DNA work comes from the metabolic processes that fuel all of life. How DNA works is as far from a simple answer as you can get.