Parabolic dishes

this is not

My original Satellite dish, titled “This is Not a Satellite Dish” Exhibited in the Michigan Finearts Competition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, Michigan. 1994
I had originally hoped to sell it and buy a satellite dish. Chainsaw carved birch

This is a reflection of a face in a satellite dish. Whose face is it?

Prayer… the face in the satellite dish

Carved elm. An intentionally ambiguous title, as prayer can be a person or an action. This is a face reflected in a satellite dish. Whose face is it?

cast aluminum reflective lawn mirror

cast aluminum reflective lawn mirror

Lawn Mirror lost foam cast and polished aluminum

foam mirror

This is a foam sculpture of an obsolete technology. This is an impression of the Denge Sound Mirror on Orford Ness. This was an auditory precursor or radar.

aluminum mirror

This is the result of packing the foam above in sand, and filling the foam with molten aluminum. I was inspired by Pope Frrancis to re-title this as “Mysterium Lunae”.

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