Supernova,

the Blinding Shine

of Infinite Love's

Flashing Beacon

2015-Present (work-in-progress)

 

104 lbs / 47.17 kg / 7.43 st

26.5 in H, 29 in L, 16 in W / 67.31 cm H, 73.66 cm L, 40.64 cm W 

 

24 ga 14k gold filled wire, 22 ga 14k gold filled wire, 20 ga copper wire, 16 ga copper wire, 12 ga copper wire, 8 ga copper wire, 6 ga copper wire, 18 ga galvanized steel wire, 14 ga galvanized steel wire, 16 ga coated aluminum wire, 12 ga coated aluminum wire, copper ground rod, copper tubing, 18k gold leaf, acrylic, Galaxy jasper, Herkimer diamond, pyrite (cubic) from Brazil, pyrite (dodecahedron) from Brazil, pyrite (lustrous druzy) from Brazil, pyrite (nodule) from Brazil, pyrite (pyritohedron) from Brazil, pyrite with quartz from Brazil, quartz from Brazil, smoky quartz from Brazil, smoky elestial quartz from Brazil, smoky quartz with rutile (copper) from Brazil, smoky quartz with rutile (gold) from Brazil, star aragonite cluster from Morocco, star ruby from India

 (Incomplete)

A supernova is the extremely bright explosion of a star. Supernovae of very large stars are also somewhat synonymous with Stellar-mass black holes. Supernovae shock waves play a significant role in enriching the interstellar medium with heavier atomic mass elements and can trigger the creation of new stars. They are also expected to accelerate large amounts of galactic primary cosmic waves and are potentially strong galactic sources of gravitational waves.  These factual reasons and the symbolic ideas one could derive from these facts is what inspired the title and design of this piece.

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