W. Benjamin Bray

Emancipation Through Sublimation (The Arresting Gaze of My Disappearance)

video; ice, blown glass
1' 6"
2016

I 3D scanned my body using a laser scanner, printed the 3D model, and made a rubber mold from the print. From the rubber mold came an ice casting, which I left in my freezer for six weeks, where it ultimately disappeared through sublimation.

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 2

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 3

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 4

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 34

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 36

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

Emancipation Through Sublimation, Day 39

ice
3.5" x 3.5"
2016

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