Hygiene & Other Surplus

Photographs by Matthew Genecov 


Aqua Breeder


Purell, spirulina, Drano, Parafilm, chitosan, aloe vera, air stone, blown glass, honey, persimmon juice, microcentrifuge tubes, shrunken glove, vinyl, milkweed, fish eye, polystyrene, kelp, printed photo of stingray birth, plastic grass, chitosan, epoxy, polyurethane, acrylic, aqua resin, found kelp, fishing tackle, fish guts, fish spine, eggshell, syringe, Gellywax, shrimp, pony fish, silica beads, turmeric
82”x 36” x 4" | 2019-2020

(detail)
Drano, fish, gellywax, aquarium tubing, resin


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


 (detail)
Mackerel, silica beads, salted fish, honey, aloe vera, persimmon jelly, netting, eggshell,  microcentrifuge tubes, plastic grass, tubing, photograph of stingray birth, polystyrene pellets





















(detail)
Fish spine, fishing tackle, hooks, shrimp, resin, aquaresin


(detail)
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




(detail)
Found crab husk, resin, LED






Freezer Ducts & Their Counterparts


Ponyfish, sardines, plastic blisters, seaweed, foam, aqua resin, epoxy, latex, turmeric, avocado pit, recycled cellulose, borax, tubing, polyurethane
22" 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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