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iceburg lise

“Because of the density of pure ice is about 920 kg/m³, and that of sea water about 1025 kg/m³, typically only one-tenth of the volume of an iceberg is above water. The shape of the underwater portion can be difficult to … Continue reading

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The Elephant – 1989


The Elephant: Phase I. Arches paper covered with blown tires; active ant farm, powder pigment. When I came back to Los Angeles in 1986, I was struck by the plentitude of tire parts on the city highways. Their massive forms … Continue reading

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The Rings of Saturn – a traveling companion


In 2004, Patt traveled to East Anglia, England to (re)walk W. G. Sebald’s Rings of Saturn. In preparation for the trip, she re-typed the novel and printed out the text onto small scraps of paper that were then sewn together … Continue reading

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The Blind Run – examination table with apprentice


The Blind Run, 1991 John Galt’s apprentice steals private time at the examination table before John enters the room.

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Document: Natural History in Vienna


c. 1992

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