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Sculpture

Installation and Sculpture by Thomas John Bacon

 

Installation and Sculpture

 
 

CHTHONIC no.1 - 2019

Material: Remains of 500 bones, 50l of black and white latex, 2x 68cm glass cylinders, 1km twine, 10 hessian sackcloths, ash.

Binding, Novi Sad - 2019

Material: Hemp twine

Action: Remains from binding of the participant bodies from a Mindful Actions masterclass with TJB.

Latex+Glass - 2019

Material: 50l of black and white latex, 2x 68cm glass cylinders.

Action: Taken from the CHTHONIC installation these cylinders held the latex for the action. The white latex is designed to remain at the base of the container; a measure of time as it slowly solidifies from exposure to air.

 

Blood+Steel 2013-17

Material: 2x No. 15 Swann-Morton sterile disposable scalpel (retractable), blood, framed.

BLOOD/SALT/RIBBON no.5 - 2014-15

Material: Black satin double sided berisfold 7mm width ribbon, blood, salt, broken frame.

Steel Plug - 2013-14

Material: 140x35mm steel butt plug, faux black leather and red velvet display case.

 

Blood+Copper - 2014-17

Material: Oxidised copper contact microphone, blood, salt, framed.

Binding, London - 2016

Material: Hemp twine, 1x brick.

Action: Remains from binding of the participant bodies from the Bodily Boundaries and Mindful Actions masterclass with TJB.

BLOOD/SALT/RIBBON no.4 : AN]OTHER[BODY - 2014-17

Material: Black satin double sided berisfold 7mm width ribbon, blood, salt, box frame.

Action: This sculpture is the antithesis to AN[OTHER]BODY - 2011-14. It holds within it the blood soaked salt from The Lived Body: REDUX. It is intentionally not sealed so that the salt will fall through the cracks and seams of the this broken permeable body.

 

FIRE ROPE - 2015

Material: White dockline rope, framed.

Blood on Canvas no.1 - 2014-16

Material: B/W AKTION still photo on canvas, blood, Black satin double sided berisfold 7mm width ribbon.

 

Salt - 2012

Material: Excerpt from video installation, used at first for [RE]Authoring Through Sacrifice and later as part of the AKTION series.

Original Runtime: 20mins

BLOOD/SALT/RIBBON : AN[OTHER]BODY - 2011-14

Material: Black satin double sided berisfold 7mm width ribbon, blood, salt, No. 15 Swann-Morton sterile disposable scalpel (retractable), swabs, bottle.

Action: This sculpture is sealed with salt and blood, through an extensive 2 year drying process. Within it is the blood soaked salt from second exhibition of Traces of Being.