Nos. 199-204 in a Series of 3
Nos. 199-204 in a Series of 3, 2016, painted steel table, transfer prints, digital prints, clay tokens, glass jars, tamper proof tape, cardboard boxes, ruler, stainless steel tray, and 412 survey responses, 6 x 7 x 4 feet
The work converts the digital capture of an unquantifiable want into a physical artifact. The clay tokens, in seven shapes, are the origins of math, record keeping, and written language, specifically cuneiform. Clay tokens were used for 5,000 years before the innovation of making impressions of token shapes into clay tablets. It took a long time to disembody information.