206 engraved razor blades, Indian rose wood, American walnut wood, piano string approx. 150 x 0.75 cm
Images courtesy of the Goodman Gallery, South Africa
The razor blades used for this work are engraved with a poetic text first recited as part of ‘ProSpecter’ – a lecture presentation/ performance held as part of ‘Arts research: publics and purposes’, hosted by GradCam (Graduate School of the University of Dublin) as part of the European Artistic Research Network, 18 February 2010.
There is a total of 206 blades/ words – the same number of bones in the human body.