Decem Aspirare (Ten to Breathe), 2012
Commission: United Therapeutics Corporation, Silver Spring, Maryland
Materials: Stainless tubing, dyed and painted fabrics, industrial blowers, hosing, electronic & mechanical timing
Size: 10 forms - totaling approx. 40'
The sculpture is based on the bronchi and morphed into sectional forms that breathe rhythmically via feeder air hoses simulating the trachea. The outer skin colors suggest the diversity and unity we share as humans.