Alexandra Hunts - carbon -14
c a r b o n - 1 4
Alexandra Hunts ( b. 1990 Ukraine)
MFA graduation exhibition Malmö Art Academy
Opening 11/5. 5—8pm
Gallery KHM1 Friisgatan 15, Malmö
Natural abundance 1 part per trillion
Half-life 5,730+/- 40 years
Isotope mass 14.003241 u
Moving forward with the progress. Soils, materials, substances are merging and fusing together in order to re-melt and break up into the elements. Connections are lost, the traces are buried deep in the surface.
Dig, dig, dig… deep into the sky, high into the ground.
Let the investigation begin. Histories and facts scattered all around are connected by an invisible thread. One thing is always leading to another: original to copy, old to new, progress to degradation, forwards to backwards, end to beginning.
Rotation is slowing down slightly over time; a day becomes longer than a century ago.
Reconnection with the Earth.
Connection to the unknown of the past and the secret of the future.