Asteroid

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Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet
sculptural_indigo_helmet_wearable
sculptural_indigo_helmet_wearable
Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet
Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet
sculptural_indigo_helmet_wearable
Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet
sculptural_indigo_helmet_wearable
sculptural_indigo_helmet_wearable
Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet
Neon Zinn_indigo_sculptural_helmet

Asteroid

1,972.00

Asteroid is the most challenging piece I have made to date. I was invited to make a piece for a gallery show simply titled “Indigo” at the RECSPEC Gallery. Fortunately my roommate works with traditional indigo dyeing so I was able to use the natural Indigo dye baths in our backyard. The space/deep-sea diving helmet started to take shape as I considered the depth and richness of the Indigo blue; one of atmosphere and water. WIth the idea taking shape the next hurdle was to create a 3-dimensional object that had the look of a helmet with a rounded globe, a viewing window, a flared neck, and could also be easily worn without a lot of fuss. Working from the base upwards over the course of a week I experimented and problem solved my way to completion of the wearable sculpture I call “Asteroid”.

Asteroid is the only one of it’s kind in this big blue world. Consider purchasing for an art collection, a unique costume piece, or a personal think-outside-the-box inspiration helmet.

  • 100% cotton rope hand-dyed with natural Indian Indigo.

  • Holds its shape by tension (no glue used in the construction).

  • If worn, head slips easily through opening in the back.

  • Unisex.

  • If interested in purchasing, a monthly payment plan can be negotiated, and shipping will be reimbursed for this unique work of wearable art.

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