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Samuel Strecker The third eye

Work by Samuel Strecker
Work by Samuel Strecker
Work by Samuel Strecker
Work by Samuel Strecker

In my body of work I use symbols of sight – the candle, the webcam, the all-seeing eye of truth – to physically embody our society and explore how we view ourselves through time. Each of the three panels represents a primary aspect of humanity. The raw untreated plywood construction demonstrates the fundamental bond between nature and humanity. I used a multi-layered laser cutting technique, where each of the 13 layers in each panel was cut with a laser and then stacked together. The multistorey stacking process gives the panels a sense of depth and draws the audience in.

Influencing artists:
Eric Standley
Gabriel Schama
Fritz Lang
George Orwell
Michelangelo
Leonardo da Vinci

School

Australian International School, Singapore

ARTEXPRESS year

2019

HSC year

2018

Process diary

Work by Samuel Strecker
Work by Samuel Strecker
Work by Samuel Strecker