Same and Different

The exhibition consists of works made during an artist residency in Yogyakarta Indonesia.
The works reflect on concepts of material and composition.

Ideal
Basaltic Lava Stone
45cm x 32cm x 25cm
2017
&
Andesite and Cooking Oil
26cm x 27cm x 30cm
2017

The stones were carved by hand. The stone was rotated during my search for an “ideal” form. Not having a permanent base, I arrived at rounded organic forms. One of the stones is rubbed with cooking oil, intensifying its color and referencing the culinary deep frying culture of Yogakarta.

If You Are Here
Andesitic & Basaltic Lava Stone, Polyester Resin
28cm x 30cm x 50cm & 27cm x 26cm x 55cm
2017

A mould was made of each stone. The stones were then separately crushed into stone dust. The dust was mixed with resin and cast in to the mould of the opposite stone. If You Are Herequestions the relationship of material composition and form, a basic yet essential aspects of sculpture.


Joshua Zielinski - 2019