Hygiene & Other Surplus

Photographs by Matthew Genecov  Part of a Group show at Gallery ALSO Los Angeles, CA 11/2019


Aqua Breeder


Purell, aloe vera, air stone, blown glass, honey, persimmon juice, microcentrifuge tubes, fish eye, polystyrene, epoxy, polyurethane, acrylic, aqua resin, found kelp, fishing tackle, fish guts, fish spine, shrimp, pony fish, silica beads, turmeric

36” x 82” x 4" | 2019


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Drano, fish, gellywax, aquarium tubing, resin


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Polyurethane, aquarium tubing, wood pulp, vinyl, aqua resin, turmeric, UV polymers


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Mackerel, silica beads, salted fish, honey, aloe vera, persimmon jelly, netting, eggshell,  microcentrifuge tubes,
polystyrene pellets

















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Fish spine, fishing tackle, hooks, shrimp, resin, aquaresin



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Blown glass, Santa Monica kelp, star sand, salted fish, silicone


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Purell & fish filled bag, Santa Monica kelp, silica beads, resin
 



(detail) Fish guts, fish scales, silica beads, salted fish, found kelp, shrimp, chitosan, Purell, ethanol, resin, aquaresin




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Found crab husk, resin, LED






Freezer Ducts & Their Counterparts


Ponyfish, aqua resin, epoxy, latex, turmeric, avocado pit, recycled cellulose, borax, tubing, polyurethane
41" x 68" x 6" | 2019


^^^^^ Installation view




^^^^^^ (detail) Ponyfish embedded in resin, aqua resin, turmeric, avocado pit


^^^ (detail) ponyfish embedded in resin, pigment, drano, kelp, contact lens cases, borax crystals, aqua resin, aquarium paint, turmeric


^^^^ installation view
^^^ (detail) sardines embedded in resin,
aqua resin, tubing, Ponyfish


(detial) Ponyfish embedded in resin



Sweet Endocrine


Split Mackerel, plastic netting, resin, plaster
14" x 5" x 6” | 2019




Pools


Avocado pit, silica beads, turmeric, resin, ponyfish, wood, aqua resin, cardboard, paper pulp
12” x 12” x 2” | 2019





Warm Isinglass


Chitosan, ponyfish, hydrogel, polyurethane, LED + driver
16" x 8" x 8"




Chitosan solution at opening


Dried chitosan bioplastic after 1 week



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