GinkgoBy Kyle Hoffmann
Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Pigment print on archival cotton rag
Edition of 10
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Fossil - A series of works looking at the human mind's inability to perceive the vastness of time and humanity's fragility. These prehistoric plants evolved before the advent of bees. Bee's are familiar to most and have used them as a unit of measure. These living fossils give a sense of their physicality to the viewer and immediacy to their reality. A species normally lasts around 10-20 million years, these living fossils show the duality of the hope of life and also its frailty.
Ginkgos - Considered a living fossil first appearing 290 million years ago. Predating bees by 170 million years.
Image size 128x128cm with a 5cm white border, total paper size 138x138cm, Edition 3 +2AP
Image size 100x100cm with a 5cm white border, total paper size 110x110cm, Edition of 5 +2AP
Image size 80x80cm with a 5cm white border, total paper size 90x90cm, Edition of 5 +2AP
Image size 50x50cm with a 5cm white border, total paper size 60x60cm, Edition of 10
Hometown: Racine, Wisconsin
Based in: Sydney, Australia
Kyle Hoffmann was born in Racine, Wisconsin, USA, and is currently living and working in Sydney, Australia. His work is inspired by anthropomorphism and how objects are represented in different cultural contexts. He is fascinated by how the human mind crafts meaning from the inanimate and how the viewer's personal …
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