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SIGNS OF SENTIENCE Metal portrayed as alive material


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Title: SIGNS OF SENTIENCE Metal portrayed as alive material
Authors: Kaikkonen, Eemu
Issue Date: 13-Jun-2021
Degree: Student essay
Publication type: report
Keywords: Growth
Sentience
Living metal
Contemporary art
Panpsychism
Craft
Art
Metal Art
Steel
Sculpture
Blacksmith
Abstract: My exam work is a sculptural object with interpretation of steel being alive, which shows signs of organic growth. The purpose of the work is to oppose the popular idea that steel is just used for tools and constructions, and to portray a sentient mass that has a will of its own. I have always had a fascination of natural forms and my previous projects during the program has had the common theme of portraying growth. The idea of metal being sentient can be found in philosophy called “panpsychis... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69581
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